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254 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019


Ended 11 Jun 2006 after 2 months

'Threepenny Opera' brings renewed decadence to Studio 54'

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 11 Jun 2006

The classic musical by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill returns to Broadway with an all-star cast.

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming is back at Studio 54, where he triumphed as the Emcee in Cabaret, to play Mack the Knife in one of the greatest hits to every shake up the world of musical theater. Joining the dream cast is 80s pop sensation Cyndi Lauper and rising recording artist Nellie McKay. Scott Elliott, who recently helmed the off-Broadway hit Hurlyburly and this season's Barefoot in the Park, directs.

Welcome to the underworld of foggy London town. Here the cops are corrupt, pickpockets and prostitutes rule and Mack the Knife presides as the dapper prince of thieves. Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's mesmerizing homage to the seedy side of life returns to Broadway with a spectacular cast and a provacative new translation by Wallace Shawn (Aunt Dan and Lemon).

Take a walk on the dark side this spring at Studio 54!

Previews from : 24th March 2006
Opened : 20th April 2006
Closed : 25th June 2006

Audience:  The Threepenny Opera may be inappropriate for children aged 8 and under.  Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Studio 54 Theater.

Run time:  2 hours 50 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

Show Times

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Matinee - - 2 pm - - 2 pm 2 pm
Evening - 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm -

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Opening night: 24 March 2006

Closing night: 11 June 2006

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