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Next at the Gate

Juno and the Paycock
by Sean O'Casey

Previews from 11th February
Opening on 16th February

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THE THREEPENNY OPERA

By Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill

English translation by Ralph Manheim and John Willett

Original German text based on Elisabeth Hauptmann’s German Translation of John Gay’s THE BEGGAR’S OPERA

Original Orchestrations by Kurt Weill

"The greatest musical of all time" Newsweek

★★★★ Evening Herald
★★★★ Irish Times
★★★★★ Irish Daily Mail
★★★★ Irish Examiner
★★★★ Metro Herald
★★★★★ Entertainment.ie
★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

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'The 1928 show that made musicals like Cabaret and Chicago possible: Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s Threepenny Opera is the granddaddy of all the singing, stinging portraits of fat societies on their eves of destruction.' THE NEW YORK TIMES

Brutal, scandalous and raunchy, the Gate Theatre is proud to present The Threepenny Opera, the epic masterpiece of 20th century musical theatre, in association with Dublin Theatre Festival.

This savage satire on bourgeois society tells the tale of the villainous but irresistible Macheath (‘Mack the Knife’) a notorious thief, pimp and murderer, and his entourage of criminals. The Threepenny Opera caused an immediate sensation when it opened in Berlin in 1928, changing the shape of musical theatre forever. It is now one of the best-loved musicals of all time.

Brecht's sardonic tale of beggars, thieves and prostitutes is a fierce social and political critique, which is vividly complemented by Weill's amazing score, an exhilarating fusion of American Jazz and German Cabaret. With an instantly-recognisable catalogue of musical numbers and featuring a live orchestra, alongside some of Ireland’s most exciting singers and actors, The Threepenny Opera promises to be an intoxicating and unforgettable theatrical event. For a limited run only.

Creatives/Production Team

Director Wayne Jordan
Musical Director Cathal Synnott
Assistant to the Director Sarah Baxter
Set Designer Ciarán O’Melia
Lighting Designer Simon Mills
Costume Designer Catherine Fay
Choreographer Philip Connaughton

Cast

Karen Ardiff, Stephen Brennan, Philip Connaughton, Muiris Crowley, Hilda Fay, David Ganly, Rachel Gleeson, Aaron Heffernan, Bosco Hogan, Laurence Kinlan, Emmet Kirwan, Jackie Marks, Charlotte McCurry, Ruth McGill, Aoibhinn McGinnity, Bill Murphy, Valerie O’Connor, Mark O’Regan, David Shannon




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  • Tickets

  • Mondays & Previews
    €25
    Matinees €25
    Tues - Thurs €32
    4 tickets for €100.00 Tuesdays & or Wednesdays
    Fri & Sat €35

    Evening performances 7.30pm
    Selected matinees 2.30pm
  • Cast & Creatives


  • Creatives/Production Team

    Director Wayne Jordan
    Musical Director Cathal Synnott
    Assistant to the Director Sarah Baxter
    Set Designer Ciarán O’Melia
    Lighting Designer Simon Mills
    Costume Designer Catherine Fay
    Choreographer Philip Connaughton

    Cast

    Karen Ardiff, Stephen Brennan, Philip Connaughton, Muiris Crowley, Hilda Fay, David Ganly, Rachel Gleeson, Aaron Heffernan, Bosco Hogan, Laurence Kinlan, Emmet Kirwan, Jackie Marks, Charlotte McCurry, Ruth McGill, Aoibhinn McGinnity, Bill Murphy, Valerie O’Connor, Mark O’Regan, David Shannon
      

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