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Northern Ireland Opera and the Lyric Theatre present Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s thrilling and darkly comic masterpiece The Threepenny Opera, featuring classic songs like ‘The Ballad of Mack the Knife’ and ‘Pirate Jenny’.

Mack the Knife – gangster, celebrity, addict – secretly marries Polly Peachum, daughter of London’s most successful conman. Mr Peachum’s quest for revenge sets off a series of conflicts that expose the double dealings at the heart of society. How can anyone win when there is nobody left to trust?

Directed by Northern Ireland Opera Artistic Director Walter Sutcliffe, and conducted by Hard Rain SoloistEnsemble conductor Sinead Hayes.

A co-production between Northern Ireland Opera and the Lyric Theatre.

Books & Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein
THE THREEPENNY OPERA is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals: www.rnh.com.

FIRST CALL FORTNIGHT! Don’t miss out on £10 front row weekend tickets or 15% off all other off-peak tickets if booked before midnight on Monday 27th November (excludes concessions)

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Creative Team

Conductor
Sinead Hayes
Director
Walter Sutcliffe
Set & Costume Designer
Dorota Karolczak
Lighting Designer
Wolfgang Göbbel