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Threepenny Opera, The (Die Dreigroschenoper) Author(s): Bertolt Brecht (with Elisabeth Hauptmann) Date/place of 1st performance: 1928, Berlin Date of 1st publication: 1929 Date of 1st translation to English: 1949 Genre: Musical drama in 3 acts; German prose with songs Setting/time of action: Soho, London, late 19th c. Cast: 7m, 4f, many extras 

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