The Beggar's Opera Cabaret directed by Gina Kaufmann - July 19-21, 2018 - West End Event Space


The Beggar's Opera Cabaret

directed by Gina Kaufmann

7:00 PM, July 19-21, 2018

West End Event Space
Eastworks
116 Pleasant Street
Easthampton, MA 01027

Gina Kaufmann's raw and intimate adaptation of John Gay's 1728 comedy, The Beggar's Opera (which satirizes operatic conventions, gender, class, etc.) is performed by a three-woman cast:

Stephanie Carlson plays Polly Peachum and Mr. Lockit
Nikki Wadleigh plays Lucy Lockit and Mr. Peachum
Kyle Boatwright plays Mrs. Peachum and Macheath

Musical direction by Aaron Jones
Costumes by Elizabeth Pangburn

Eat, drink and laugh with us!
$10 suggested donation at the door.


Adapted and directed by Gina Kaufmann

Organizer of The Beggar's Opera Cabaret

"I'm the chair of the Department of Theater at UMass and have directed for Shakespeare & Co. and others -- but this summer, I just want to have fun making theater for my community with these gutsy and charismatic artists!"