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The Beggar’s Opera

by John Gray
Directed by Keith Thompson
Musical Director Les Eddlestone
6th – 14th January 1995

The most popular piece of English theatre in the 18th century, its music reflects a wide variety of contemporary styles. In the setting of the taverns, prisons and whorehouses of London, thronged with hilarious rogues and sluts, Lucy Lockit and Polly Peachum compete for the amorous favours of the infamous highwayman Captain Macheath.

Part of the Barn’s 1994-1995 Season.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Keith Thompson
Musical Director
Les Eddlestone

CAST

The Beggar
The Player
Polly Peacham
Crook-Fingered Jack
Wat Dreary
Harry Paddington
Slippery Sam
Matt of the Mint
Ben Budge
Tom Tipple
Jemmy Twitcher
Robin of Bagshot
Nimming Ned
Captain MacHeath
Dolly Truly
Mrs Vixen
Jenny Diver
Mrs Slammekin
Suky Tawdry
Molly Brazen
Mrs Coaxer
Betty Doxy
Mrs Trapes
Lucy Lockit

CREATIVE TEAM

Production Secretary
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Set Design
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Costume Design

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