Sean Patrick Monahan, James Presson, Charlie Polinger, and Tom Sanchez of “Little Mac, Little Mac, You’re the Very Man!”

Less Than Rent presents Little Mac, Little Mac, You're the Very Man!It’s been a good few seasons for Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera, his adaptation of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera — Martha Clarke’s version is currently running at The Atlantic, Marvel Rep’s production of Feingold’s translation was up for a Drama Desk in 2012, Robert Wilson’s stylized take was at BAM not long ago…now, add to that a truly American adaptation — Less Than Rent’s Little Mac, Little Mac, You’re the Very Man!

In LTR’s freewheeling musical, the infamous Macheath chases the American dream through time and space, encountering everyone from Richard Nixon & Ronald Reagan, to Joe DiMaggio and Michael Jordan, to Bugs Bunny & Jessica Rabbit. It’s as wild as you think it is, and a lot of fun.

Listen in as playwrights Sean Patrick Monahan and James Presson, director Charlie Polinger, and Mac himself, Tom Sanchez, discuss free-association & post-it notes to write your play, how to make it in America, and what happens when your American History book throws up all over The Beggar’s Opera.

“They were sort of taking the audience on a ride and then kicking them out of the car…and so we started trying to find a way that we could do that…”

Less Than Rent presents

Little Mac, Little Mac, You’re the Very Man!

written by Sean Patrick Monahan and James Presson
directed by Charlie Polinger
original music by Alexander Sage Oyen

just three performances left!
Friday, April 25 @ 7PM
Saturday, April 26 @ 7PM
Sunday, April 27 @ 2PM

The Kraine Theater
85 E. 4th Street
Manhattan

tickets available via SmartTix

Less Than Rent presents Little Mac, Little Mac, You're the Very Man! Less Than Rent presents Little Mac, Little Mac, You're the Very Man! Less Than Rent presents Little Mac, Little Mac, You're the Very Man!

Little Mac, Little Mac featuring Jillian Rorrer, Ben Diserens, Joe Flynn, Lance Lemon, Anthony Vaughn Merchant, Cory Asinofsky, Alex Kramer, Rachel B. Joyce, and Matthew George Photo credit Bruce Fuller

photos by Bruce Fuller

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