Musical: The Threepenny Opera
The creation of composer Kurt Weill and dramatist Bertolt Brecht, this musical was based on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera and follows the life of London's top criminal Macheath, also known as Mack The Knife. Sound familiar? Mack The Knife is the musical's most popular song and has been covered by countless jazz singers from Ella Fitzgerald to Frank Sinatra. A seminal piece of work of modern music and performance.