The Beggar's Opera

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In honor of his 70th birthday and upcoming two month residency at Columbia University, Untitled Theater Company #61 (Artistic Director Edward Einhorn) - the company that brought us the Ionesco Festival and recently the NEUROfest - presents all of the plays of Vaclav Havel in Havel Fest. The Beggar's Opera, translated by Paul Wilson, is directed by Amy Trompetter and Sergei Zemtsov, and produced by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the Barnard College Theatre Department. At Columbia University's Miller Theater. Based on the classic, and so named to avoid the censors, the world is ruled by an oppressive, powerful bureaucracy, which by its very nature takes away its citizens' humanity.

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