Threepenny Opera. 1976
Artist: PAUL DAVIS (1938- ) Size: 42 3/8 x 83 5/8 in./107.7 x 212.4 cm A masterful Davis depiction of the the late Puerto Rican actor, Raúl Juliá, as the seductive, evil Mack the Knife for the Public Theater’s production of The Threepenny Opera, the revolutionary musical theater work by German dramatist Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill. Adapted from an 18th century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, it offers a cutting socialist critique of the capitalist world. This particular production of the play was performed at New York’s Lincoln Center. This is the larger, 2-sheet poster.