The Threepenny Opera > Off-Broadway Revival Cast


Show Details

Show
Die Dreigroschenoper (51)
Music
Kurt Weill (325)
Lyrics
Bertolt Brecht (96)
Book
Bertolt Brecht (96)

Recording Details

Date
April 1954
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Theater de Lys
Lyrics
Marc Blitzstein (56)
Translation
Marc Blitzstein (56)
Liner Notes
Stanley Green (44)
Director
Carmen Capalbo
Conductor
Samuel Matlowsky (7)
Music Director
Samuel Matlowsky (7)
Orchestrations
Kurt Weill (325)
Performer
Bea Arthur (19), John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley (4), William Duell (6), Lotte Lenya (28), Scott Merrill (2), Gerald Price (5), Charlotte Rae (17), Gerrianne Raphael (6), Marion Selee (2), Chuck Smith, Jo Sullivan (15), George Tyne, Martin Wolfson (4)
Shortcode
[r380]

Releases (11)

Format
CD
Label
Decca Broadway 012 159 463-2
Released
2000-08-29
Barcode
0601215946321
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Producer
Brian Drutman (60)
Liner Notes
David Farneth
Mastering
Greg Calbi (26)
# Tracks
23
Length
55:38
Lists
136 collectors / 5 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl4573]
1. Prologue -- Gerald Price (:17)
2. Overture (1:54)
3. Ballad of Mac the Knife -- Gerald Price (3:19)
4. Morning Anthem -- Martin Wolfson (:49)
5. Instead-Of-Song -- Charlotte Rae, Martin Wolfson (1:51)
6. Army Song -- John Astin, Scott Merrill, Paul Dooley (2:15)
7. Wedding Song -- John Astin, Paul Dooley (1:06)
8. Love Song -- Jo Sullivan, Scott Merrill (1:57)
9. Ballad of Dependency -- Charlotte Rae (2:17)
10. World Is Mean -- Charlotte Rae, Jo Sullivan, Martin Wolfson (2:45)
11. Melodrama
Polly's Song -- Jo Sullivan, Scott Merrill (2:32)
12. Pirate Jenny -- Lotte Lenya (4:03)
13. Tango Ballad -- Lotte Lenya (4:35)
14. Ballad of the Easy Life -- Scott Merrill (1:42)
15. Barbara Song -- Bea Arthur (3:17)
16. Jealousy Duet -- Bea Arthur, Jo Sullivan (2:21)
17. How to Survive -- Charlotte Rae, Scott Merrill (3:13)
18. Useless Song -- Martin Wolfson (:43)
19. Solomon Song -- Lotte Lenya (2:36)
20. Call from the Grave -- Scott Merrill (3:22)
21. Death Message -- Scott Merrill (3:01)
22. Finale: The Mounted Messanger -- William Duell (3:05)
23. Ballad of Mac the Knife -- Marc Blitzstein, Lotte Lenya (2:38)
Format
Audio File
Label
Stage Door
Released
2011-01-23
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# Tracks
21
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl38437]
Format
CD
Label
TER CDTER 101
Released
1995-07-14
Barcode
5015062110128
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# Tracks
22
Length
52:55
Lists
14 collectors / 1 wish list
History
3 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl5689]
1. Prologue
2. Overture -- Threepenny Opera Orchestra
3. Ballad of Mac the Knife -- Gerald Price
4. Morning Anthem -- Martin Wolfson
5. Instead-Of-Song -- Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
6. Wedding Song -- John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
7. Pirate Jenny -- Lotte Lenya
8. Army Song -- Scott Merrill, George Tyne, John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
9. Love Song -- Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan
10. Ballad of Dependency -- Charlotte Rae
11. Melodrama and Polly's Song -- Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan
12. Ballad of the Easy Life -- Scott Merrill
13. World Is Mean -- Jo Sullivan, Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
14. Barbara Song -- Beatrice Arthur
15. Tango Ballad -- Lotte Lenya, Scott Merrill
16. Jealousy Duet - Jo Sullivan, Beatrice Arthur
17. How to Survive -- Scott Merrill, Charlotte Rae, Ensemble
18. Useless Song -- Martin Wolfson
19. Solomon Song -- Lotte Lenya
20. Call from the Grave -- Scott Merrill
21. Death Message -- Scott Merrill
22. Finale: The Mounted Messenger -- William Duell, Ensemble
Format
CD
Label
Polydor
Released
1990-10-25
Barcode
042282026026
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# Tracks
23
Lists
25 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl16459]
1. Prologue
2. Overture
3. Ballad of Mac the Knife
4. Morning Anthem
5. Instead-Of-Song
6. Army Song
7. Wedding Song
8. Love Song
9. Ballad of Dependency
10. World Is Mean
11. Melodrama and Polly's Song
12. Pirate Jenny
13. Tango Ballad
14. Ballad of the Easy Life
15. Barbara Song
16. Jealousy Duet
17. How to Survive
18. Useless Song
19. Solomon Song
20. Call from the Grave
21. Death Message
22. Finale: The Mounted Messanger
Format
LP
Label
TER 1101
Released
1985
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Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12736]
Title
American Musicals: Kurt Weill
Format
LP
Label
Time-Life STL-AM10
Released
1982
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Also Contains
Lady in the Dark - 1963 Studio Cast
One Touch of Venus - 1943 Original Broadway Cast
Producer
Jay Gold (5)
Notes
Box set containing 48-page booklet with show notes and lyrics.
Lists
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History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl17608]
ONE TOUCH OF VENUS
Side 1:
1. I'm A Stranger Here Myself – Mary Martin
2. Forty Minutes For Lunch (Ballet)
3. Westwind – Kenny Baker, Chorus
4. Foolish Heart – Mary Martin
5. The Trouble With Women – Male Quartet including Kenny Baker
Side 2:
1. Speak Low – Mary Martin, Kenny Baker
2. That's Him - Mary Martin
3. Wooden Wedding – Kenny Baker
4. Venus In Ozone Heights (Ballet) – Orchestra, Chorus
5. Finaletto – Kenny Baker, Mary Martin, Chorus
LADY IN THE DARK
Side 1:
1. Oh, Fabulous One; Huxley – Rise Stevens, Stephanie Augustine, Adolph Green, Men’s Chorus
2. One Life To Live – Rise Stevens
3. Girl Of The Moment – Rise Stevens, Chorus
4. Mapleton High Chorale – Rise Stevens, Chorus
5. This Is New – John Reardon, Rise Stevens, Chorus
6. The Princess Of Pure Delight; This Is New (Reprise) – Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, John Reardon, Chorus
Side 2:
1. Greatest Show On Earth; Best Years Of His Life – Adolph Green, Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, John Reardon, Roger White, Chorus
2. Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) – Adolph Green, Kenneth Bridges, Rise Stevens, Chorus
3. The Saga Of Jenny – Rise Stevens, Kenneth Bridges, Chorus
4. My Ship – Rise Stevens
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
Side 1 (no individual tracks):
Prologue – Gerald Price
Overture; The Ballad of Mack the Knife – Gerald Price, Lotte Lenya
Morning Anthem - Martin Wolfson
Instead-Of Song - Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
Wedding Song - John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
Pirate Jenny - Lotte Lenya
Army Song – Scott Merrill, George Tyne, John Astin, Joseph Beruh, Bernard Bogin, Paul Dooley
Love Song – Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan
Ballad of Dependency - Charlotte Rae
The World Is Mean - Jo Sullivan, Martin Wolfson, Charlotte Rae
Melodrama; Polly's Song - Jo Sullivan, Scott Merrill
Tango Ballad – Scott Merrill, Lotte Lenya
Side 2:
1a. Ballad of the Easy Life – Scott Merrill
1b. Barbara Song - Bea Arthur
1c. Jealousy Duet - Bea Arthur, Jo Sullivan
1d. How to Survive – Scott Merrill, Charlotte Rae, Chorus
2a. Useless Song - Martin Wolfson
2b. Solomon Song - Lotte Lenya
2c. Call from the Grave – Scott Merrill
2d. Death Message – Scott Merrill
2e. Finale: The Mounted Messenger; The Ballad of Mack the Knife (Reprise) – Martin Wolfson, William Duell, Scott Merrill, Jo Sullivan, Charlotte Rae, Gerald Price, Chorus
Format
EP
Label
MGM MGM-EP-571
Country
UK
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Notes
Volume 2.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl35836]
Side A
1. Tango-Ballad
2. Jealousy Duet
Side B
1. Useless Song
2. Finale: The Mounted Messenger
Format
EP
Label
MGM MGM-EP-559
Country
UK
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Notes
Volume 1.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl35835]
Side A
1. The Ballad Of Mack The Knife
2. Army Song
3. Love Song
Side B
1. Ballad Of Dependency
2. Melodrama and Polly's Song
3. Ballad Of The Easy Life
Format
LP
Label
MGM E-3121 OC
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Notes
Gatefold
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl16699]
Format
LP
Label
MGM SE 3121T
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Liner Notes
Stanley Green (44)
Notes
"Electronically enhanced for reproduction in STEREO"

Gatefold cover with color photos of the 1954 production on front and back.
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8992]
Format
LP
Label
MGM E-3121
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Lists
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Shortcode
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