The Threepenny Opera

Theatre
Name: Lucille Lortel Theatre
Address: 121 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014
Production Details
Number of performances: 2611
Opening date: September 20, 1955
Closing date: December 17, 1961
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Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Carmen Capalbo Producer
Stanley Chase Producer
Lucille Lortel Producer
  
Bertolt Brecht Book
Bertolt Brecht Lyricist
Kurt Weill Composer
Marc Blitzstein Adaptation
  
Carmen Capalbo Director
Samuel Matlovsky Musical Director
Kelly Wyatt Musical Director
  
William Pitkin Set Designer
Bolasni Costume Designer
Peggy Clark Lighting Designer
  
Zelda Dorfman General Manager
Bill Doll Press Representative
Seymour Krawitz Press Representative
Martin Schwartz Press Representative
Bob Ullman Press Representative
  
Herbert DuFine Stage Manager
Rome Smith Stage Manager
  
Samuel Matlovsky Conductor
Michael Danzi Guitar
Al Howard Percussion
Samuel Matlovsky Piano
Herbert Tichman Saxophone
Wally Wegner Saxophone
Elliot Philips Trombone
Harry Jenkins Trumpet
Robert Levenson Trumpet

Cast
Actor Role
Tige Andrews Steetsinger
Bea Arthur Lucy Brown
John Astin Readmoney Matt
Bea Barrett Coaxer
Betinna Barrett Coaxer
Joan Coburn Betty
Jane Connell Mrs. Peachum
Frederic Downs Mr. J J Peachum
William Duell Filch/Messenger
Joseph Elic Walt Dreary
Bernie Fein Bob the Saw
Irene Kane Dolly
Eddie Lawrence Crookfinger Jake
Lotte Lenya Jenny
Scott Merrill Macheath
Steve Palmer Second Constable
Carroll Saint Reverend Kimball
Maurice Shrog Crookfinger Jake
Rome Smith Smith
Jo Sullivan Polly Peachum
Albert Valentine First Constable
Richard Verney Tiger Brown
Replacement Credits

Cast
Actor Role
Nancy Andrews Mrs. Peachum
Jean Arnold Lucy Brown
Ed Asner Mr. J.J. Peachum
Gerald Austin Bob the Saw
Tony Ballen Walt the Dreary
Valerie Bettis Jenny
Marion Brash Jenny
Georgia Brown Lucy
Angus Cairns Tiger Brown
Nona Candler Coaxer
Robert Darnell Bob the Saw
Pierre Epstein Smith
Joan Fagan Lucy
Robert Fass Smith
Christiane Felsmann Jenny
Charles Gilbert Reverand Kimball
Dolly Haas Jenny
Elizabeth Hubbard Polly Peachum
Mitchell Jason Mr. J. J. Peachum
Buck Kartalian Bob the Saw
Sidney Kay Crookfinger Jake
Arnold Kelley 2nd Constable
Pert Kelton Mrs. Peachum
Sherry Lambert Dolly
Sim Landres 1st Constable
Mitchell Lear Readmoney Matt
Madeline Lee Mrs. Peachum
Barbara Louis Betty
Ann Mitchell Lucy Brown
Jerry Orbach Streetsinger
Judith Paige Polly Peachum
Judith Paige Dolly
Noam Pitlik Smith
Gerald Price Macheath (Mack the Knife)
Alfred Russell Reverend Kimball
Stan Schneider Readmoney Matt
Marion Selee Molly
Katharine Sergava Jenny
Chuck Smith Streetsinger
Joanne Spiller Betty
Alfred Spindelman Tiger Brown
Paula Stewart Polly
Mal Throne Readymoney Matt
Nadyne Turney Lucy Brown
Jo Wilder Polly Peachum