Paperback The threepenny opera / Bertolt Brecht ; translated by Ralph Manheim and John Willett ; edited and introduced by John Willett and Ralph Manheim.
Publication year: 2000
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780413390301 (pbk.) :
This translation originally published: 1979.
First staged in Berlin in 1928, The Threepenny Opera remains one of Brecht's most performed plays. Based on John Gay's 18th century satire, The Beggar's Opera, the play is a satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic.
Translation of: Die Dreigoschenoper.
Original title: Die Dreigroschenoper. English
Series title: Methuen modern plays
xviii, 124p. ; 20 cm.