The shark has teeth, the show does not | THE THREE PENNY OPERA at Atlantic Theater is slow, flat

Unwatchably dull. How do you reduce one of the most famous social satires of the early 20th century to lifeless stage movements? In the first act (the only act seen), partially dressed street denizens move around in slow motion, partially simulating decidedly unsexy sex. Any relevance or edge has been removed.

Thru May 11