The Threepenny Opera

February 22, 2015 7:22 PM

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A Noise Within, one of the nation's premier classical repertory companies, has mounted an ambitious, if somewhat tame, revival of the Brecht/Weill classic. With a solid ensemble cast under the direction of Artistic Directors Geoff Elliot and Julia Rodriguez-Elliot, the company mounts a faithful and spirited rendition of the timeless Threepenny Opera.

While the directors have taken a pretty traditional approach to the play, using a number of familiar Brechtian touches, several notable performances make the show memorable. Marisa Duchowny plays an insouciant and sassy Polly Peachum and displays a spunky style that gives a new twist to the role. Ge...

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