The 3penny Opera
Scott Elliot will help bring Wallace Shawn's version of The Threepenny Opera to Broadway's Studio 54 next season. Performances are expected to begin in the Spring of 2006. Wallace Shawn has translated and adapted the original German book and lyrics of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill.
Alan Cumming is expected to star as the suave Macheath in the revival. Edie Falco has joined to play the role of the hooker, Jenny. While, newcomer and pop-star Nellie McKay will play the young bride Polly.