The Threepenny Opera
Book by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
A masterpiece of Weimar Republic German political satire, this brilliant musical explores the nature of growing evil in the world and how easily it takes hold in our very natures.
Scenic Design by David Leugs
Scenic Painting by Jayme Mellema
Lighting Design by David Leugs
Costume Design by Melissa Merz
Scenic design based on graphic novel imagery.
In the prologue, the moon glowing behind the scene.
In Brechtian style, the actor playing the MC demonstrates gestus.
Actors play in full Brechtian style.
All the scenery for this production, was painted in black and white forced perspective.
The beggars paint their begging boards.
Mack the Knife's flunkies saw the legs off the piano
We emphasized the contour and shape of the body in choreography in this production, producing comic effect in Brechtian style.