Beggar's Cabaret by Stan Rogal
A semi-factual account of the people involved in the making of the Threepenny Opera: Bertolt Brecht, Helene Weigel, Kurt Weill, Elisabeth Hauptman: the drinking, the sex, the plagiarism, the volatile and freakish talent, the nature of collaboration and present day's obsession with revisionist history.
Year Printed: 1996
First Produced: 1996 at Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto.
Male Cast: 4
Female Cast: 4
Lyrics from songs by Bertolt Brecht