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The Threepenny Opera
Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 8:00PM

Paul C. Empie Theatre, Baker Center for the Arts
2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104


The Threepenny Opera

book & lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
   w/ Elisabeth Hauptmann

book by Kurt Weill

director: James Peck
musical director: Vincent Trovato
choreographer: Samuel Antonio Reyes

Oct. 28 – Nov. 6, 2022

The Office meets The Godfather

When the seemingly innocent Polly Peachum elopes with the suave but ruthless gang leader Macheath, their marriage sets off a turf war with the elder Peachums for control of London’s lucrative underground. One of the most influential works in musical theatre history, this gangland satire launches a vitriolic broadside at the corruptions of capitalist modernity.

Fri, 10/28: 8 p.m.
Sat, 10/29: 8 p.m.
Sun, 10/30: 2 p.m.
Thur, 11/3: 8 p.m.
Fri, 11/4: 8 p.m.
Sat, 11/5: 8 p.m.
Sun, 11/6: 2 p.m.

Content Advisory:

This production includes references to violence, including sexual assault. It is recommended for ages 17+

Accessibility:

Open captions are available at every performance. The caption screen will be visible from almost any seat. Email Director of Operations & Production Jess Bien for more information.