Beggar's Opera

Beggar's Opera

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by John Gay
     
 

ISBN-10: 1854599143

ISBN-13: 2901854599147

Pub. Date: 04/01/2007

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

The Beggar's Opera introduced to theater the ballad-opera and an immortal cast of characters. The Peachums, employers of a company of pickpockets, shoplifters, and thieves, raised their daughter Polly for finer things, but she has done a dreadful deed. She has married for love. Her husband is Macheath, so exquisite a robber he might have been a lawyer or lord, and so…  See more details below

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The Beggar's Opera introduced to theater the ballad-opera and an immortal cast of characters. The Peachums, employers of a company of pickpockets, shoplifters, and thieves, raised their daughter Polly for finer things, but she has done a dreadful deed. She has married for love. Her husband is Macheath, so exquisite a robber he might have been a lawyer or lord, and so devoted to matrimony that he has two or three wives already.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901854599147
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Series:
Nick Hern Books Drama Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Note,
Dramatis Personæ,
INTRODUCTION - BEGGAR, PLAYER.,
ACT I,
ACT II,
ACT III,
DOVER • THRIFT • EDITIONS - PLAYS,

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