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Beggar's Opera, The (Wilson) - Full Length Play

Beggar's Opera, The (Wilson)

Vaclav Havel, Paul Wilson, John Gay

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8m, 9f

ISBN: 9780801438332

Translated by Paul Wilson
A nonmusical treatment of this traditional theme that stands in contrast to the works of Gay and Brecht, this version casts Macheath and Peachum as heads of rival gangs of thieves. Both are subject to the power of police organizations. Each tries to defend himself against corruption and each has onl…

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A nonmusical treatment of this traditional theme that stands in contrast to the works of Gay and Brecht, this version casts Macheath and Peachum as heads of rival gangs of thieves. Both are subject to the power of police organizations. Each tries to defend himself against corruption and each has only himself to blame for the unfortunate results.
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8m, 9f

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Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel

Václav Havel (1936 – 2011) was born in Prague, and was the first president of post-communist Czechoslovakia and the proceeding Czech Republic. In addition to his notoriety from a long history of Czech political involvement, he is regarded as one of the most influential European playwrights. His plays include The Memorandum, The Garden Party, Temptation, and Largo Desolato. view full profile

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