There have been countless productions and adaptations of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera since it was first performed in 1728, the most famous of which was Brecht & Weil’s The Threepenny Opera exactly two-hundred years later in 1928. 490 more words
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Saturday 30th April 2016
We weren’t quite sure what to expect from ‘The Buskers Opera’ at the Park Theatre. The idea of an updated version of John Gay’s ‘The Beggar’s Opera’ caught the imagination and we were familiar with the name of Dougal Irvine from the ‘Perfect Pitch’ showcases at the Trafalgar studios back in 2009. 793 more words
Dougal Irvine‘s The Busker’s Opera has opened at Park Theatre and here’s a little teaser of the music you can expect.
Inspired by John Gay… 88 more words
The Buskers Opera at Park Theatre is crowd-funding for two really good causes – a) to produce a ‘relaxed performance’ and b) to give free tickets out to charities and youth organisations in the Finsbury Park area as part of their Arts Matter – Pass It On scheme. 98 more words