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Brecht Hated Opera: So Why Write Threepenny?

Mar 14, 2018 2:31:57 PM
By John Conklin posted in John Conklin, #ThreepennyBLO, Brecht, Weill, Theater

Brecht hated opera—a bit simplistic and overstated, granted, but perhaps not entirely inappropriate for dealing with the highly opinionated beliefs of this protean playwright, poet, composer, director, actor, and theoretician. But upon further examination, the situation becomes more ambiguous.
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