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The Threepenny Opera Synopsis and Character Descriptions

The Threepenny Opera Characters
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Name Gender Vocal Part Age Range Role Type
Street Singer male tenor supporting
Filch male spoken 20 – 40 supporting
Rev. Kimball male spoken 30 – 55 cameo
Ready-Money Matt male spoken cameo
Crook-Finger Jake male spoken cameo
Bob the Saw male spoken cameo
Walt Dreary male spoken cameo
Betty female spoken cameo
Dolly female spoken cameo
Molly female spoken cameo
Coaxer female spoken cameo
Polly Peachum female soprano 17 – 27 lead
Jenny Diver female mezzo 25 – 35 supporting
Lucy Brown female mezzo 20 – 30 supporting
J. J. Peachum male bass-baritone 40 – 60 supporting
Macheath (Mack the Knife) male baritone 30 – 40 lead
Tiger Brown male baritone 40 – 55 supporting
Smith male baritone 30 – 50 supporting
Mrs. Peachum female alto 40 – 60 supporting

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