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Threepenny Opera at the Copacabana

In 1978, Brazilian composer adapted Berthold Brecht’s Threepenny Opera to Rio de Janiero. His version, which he named the "Ópera do Malandro" - or "Scoundrel’s Opera” - was a challenge to the military dictatorship of the time. It’s now being produced for the first time in Germany - and is as edgy, cynical and risqué as ever before.

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