The Beggar's Opera
THE STORY: John Gay's great comic masterpiece is generally agreed to be the first ever musical. Written in 1728, THE BEGGAR'S OPERA is a savagely funny satire on marriage, money and morals--as relevant and biting today as it was when first written.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - REINADECOPIAYPEGA - LibraryThing
Meh. I wanted to like it more than I actually did, perhaps I didn't because generally plays and books that are from that time period I rarely find easy reads. I did however love everything by Moliere ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing
I want to give this play a high score simply because of it's context and content, and as it is one of the only satirical operas that has survived from the early 18th Century should also give this play ... Read full review