An Opera Conceived by Beggars

The entire glorious company in the final scene of Marvell Rep’s Drama Desk Award-nominated production of The Threepenny Opera. We thought the horse-head on a stick was a cheekily appropriate solution for an “opera conceived by beggars.” Photo by Jill Usdan.

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End of Story

Here is our company with playwright and mentor extraordinaire, Howard Stein. Howard had just turned ninety when he finished END OF STORY, his richly layered, semi-autobiographical play, and we drove up to his home in CT to give it its first staged reading. It was a thrill for all of us. Howard passed away a […]

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In the Gallows

Photo from THE THREEPENNY OPERA

The Threepenny company in the gallows scene, one of Brecht’s most chillingly (and playfully) subversive passages. Played by one of the best casts ever. Photo by Jill Usdan.

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