The Beggar's Opera

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  • opera
  • 118 Mins

Written by John Gay in 1728, The Beggar’s Opera is widely considered to be the first musical comedy and one that pre-empted by about 300 years the current vogue for jukebox productions, which create a plot to fit around hit songs.

Cast & Crew

(Director), Kraig Thornber (Lockit), Beverley Klein (Mrs. Peachum), Sean Lopeman (Filch Manuel), Olivia Brereton (Lucy Lockit), James Brandily (SetDesign), Benjamin Purkiss (Macheath), Robert Burt (Mr. Peachum), Emma Kate Nelson (Jenny Diver), Kate Batter (Polly Peachum)