Macheath — "Mack the Knife" to friend and foe alike — is the king of the criminals in North London. He treats crime like a business, running an efficient organization and staying one step ahead of the law because, hey — he's bribed the law. His love life is a little less organized, as he has several women on the string and one brand-new wife, the lovely young Polly Peachum. Her father is the king of the beggars, and he and Mrs. Peachum aren't happy with their new son-in-law, so they arrange to have him arrested for all his many crimes. Who will save Mack? Bertolt Brecht... More >>>