'Ballad of Mac The Knife', performed as part of Threepenny Opera play

Directed and animated by Masha Vasilkovsky, Ballad of Jack the Knife was commissioned for The Threepenny Opera by opera director, Kameron Steele.

'Ballad of Mac The Knife', animation, 4min, made in cutout, 2013

Text translation by Ralph Maheim and John Willett Performance of the 'Ballad of Mac the Knife' recorded at New York Shakespeare Festival, 1976.

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