The Threepenny Opera

From 04/11/2014 to 05/04/2014


Set in the Victorian underworld of London just as the Queen?s coronation is about to take place, THREEPENNY is populated with cynical prostitutes, petty thieves, con men and corrupt officials, and revolves around the notorious criminal ?Macheath,? known as ?Mack the Knife.? Written in 1928 as ?an opera for beggars,? THE THREEPENNY OPERA changed the course of opera and musical theatre.


The reviews are in.

“Knox?s production is a thing of strange beauty?.? ??Rohan Preston, StarTribune,?

“To the surprise and delight of many fans, the theater company is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and it is doing it in style with a blowout production of “The Threepenny Opera.??? ??Euan Kerr, MPR,?

?…this “Threepenny” gives us so much to look at, including the cast members joining the band at stage right, that there’s a sense everyone on stage could be the star of his or her own musical????Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press,?

“Four years after his stunning turn as the Emcee in Frank Theatre’s Cabaret, Bradley Greenwald brings “Mack the Knife” to glorious life in Frank Theatre’s mad and invigorating production of The Threepenny Opera.???Ed Huyck, CityPages,?

Frank Theatre celebrates 25 years with a return to ‘Threepenny Opera????Pioneer Press,?

Frank Theatre stages ‘Threepenny Opera’ ?Wendy Knox keeps her Brecht thing alive as she revives ?The Threepenny Opera? for a big anniversary.??Rohan Preston, StarTribune preview article,?