Edie Falco drops out of Threepenny Opera
By Amy Somensky Dec 10, 2005, 3:04 GMT
Starring in the musical will be Ana Gasteyer as Mrs. Peachum, Alan Cumming as Macheath, Nellie McKay as Polly, and Jim Dale as Mr. Peachum.
The musical, directed by Scott Elliot, will begin previews at Studio 54 on March 24, 2006 and open on April 20th.
The Threepenny Opera has been adapted from the musical Die Dreigroschenoper by Wallace Shawn. In it a notorious bandit marries a young girl. Her father does everything in his power to end the union.
It will feature set design by Derek McLane, costume design by Isaac Mizrahi, and lighting design by Jason Lyons.