Photograph of a 1930s production of The Threepenny Opera, Moscow


In the satirical musical The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht collaborated with Elisabeth Hauptmann and the composer Kurt Weill. Brecht brought together his new understanding of Marxism and his work as a dramaturg for Erwin Piscator on the development of epic theatre. This photograph is from a 1930 production of The Threepenny Opera at the Staatliches Kammertheater, Moscow.

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The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, Staatliches Kammertheater, Moscow
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