From the original Pepusch-Gay politico-social satire of 1728 through to the Brecht-Weill variation 200 years later, the themes and mock-heroics of "The Beggar's Opera" translate seamlessly into "Die Dreigroschenoper". "The Threepenny Opera" takes to the stage once more in a new touring production by Peter Rowe and Jenny Sealey.
Talawa Theatre Company makes an interesting decision in reviving and touring this classic but little-known Errol John play. Set in recently independent 1950s Trinidad, we are given a West Indian kitchen-sink drama –a verandah-front drama, given the set – that draws us back to that period.
The New Wolsey Theatre is offering theatregoers the chance to save money with ticket packages for its spring 2014 season