The Threepenny Opera

2nd National Tour (1961)

Production Info

Previews: not listed yet (not listed yet)
Opening September 16, 1961
Closing: September 30, 1961
Length of Run: not listed yet
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Tour

Credits Highlights

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Director

Cast

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Jenny
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Mr. Peachum
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Mrs. Peachum
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Charles Filch
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Macheath
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Polly Peachum
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Readymoney Matt
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Crookfinger Jake
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Bob the Saw
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Walt Dreary

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture
  • Ballad of Mack the Knife .... Street Singer
  • Morning Anthem .... Peachum
  • Instead-Of Song .... Peachum, Mrs. Peachum
  • The Bide-a-Wee in Soho .... Polly
  • Wedding Song .... The Gang
  • Army Song .... Macheath, Tiger Brown, The Gang
  • Wedding Song (Reprise) .... The Gang
  • Love Song .... Polly, Macheath
  • The Ballad of Dependency .... Mrs. Peachum
  • 1st Threepenny Finale: The World Is Mean .... Polly, Peachum, Mrs. Peachum

Act Two

  • Polly's Song .... Polly, Macheath
  • Ballad of Dependency (Reprise) .... Mrs. Peachum
  • Pirate Jenny .... Jenny
  • Tango-Ballad .... Jenny, Macheath
  • Ballad of the Easy Life .... Macheath
  • Barbara-Song .... Lucy
  • Jealousy Duet .... Lucy & Polly
  • 2nd Threepenny Finale: How to Survive .... Macheath, Mrs. Peachum, Ensemble

Act Three

  • Useless Song .... Peachum, Beggars
  • Solomon Song .... Jenny
  • Call from the Grave .... Macheath
  • Death Message .... Macheath
  • 3rd Threepenny Finale: The Mounted Messenger .... Ensemble

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Trivia & History

The production was scheduled for a 35-city tour but closed after two weeks at the Royal Alexandra due to its poor reception. The early closure was blamed on the lack of intimacy that the Broadway touring houses lacked, which the Theatre de Lys offered.

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Production Info

Previews: not listed yet (not listed yet)
Opening September 16, 1961
Closing: September 30, 1961
Length of Run: not listed yet
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Tour

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Tour Schedule

Audio Recordings

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