The Threepenny Opera

Film Version [1962]

Production Info

PREMIERE : February 28, 1962

Opening Night Cast

Staff/Creatives

Authors

  • Bertolt Brecht [Book & Lyrics]
  • Kurt Weill [Music]
  • Gifford Cochran [Translation]
  • John Gay [Source Material]
  • Jerrold Krimsky [Translation]
  • Elisabeth Hauptmann [Source Material]
  • Hugh MacDiarmid [Translation]
  • François Villon [Lyrics (additional)]
  • Ralph Manheim [Translation]
  • Rudyard Kipling [Lyrics (additional)]
  • John Willett [Translation]
  • Michael Feingold [Translation]
  • Wallace Shawn [Translation]
  • Robert David MacDonald [Translation]
  • Marc Blitzstein [Adaptation/Translation]
  • Desmond Vesey [Book (English)]
  • Eric Bentley [Lyrics (English)]
  • Jeremy Sams [Lyrics (English)]

Video

Curt Jurgens and Hildegard Neff perform "Tango Ballad".

Gerte Frobe sings "The Song of the Futility of All Human Endeavor".

Gerte Frobe as Peachum performs "Peachum's Morning Anthem".

June Ritchie performs "Barbara Song".

The cast performs the "Second 3Penny Finale".
Curd Jürgens, Lino Ventura and the gang perform "The Army Song".

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Other Posters & Promo Art