Brecht and Weill concoct a theatre piece that mixes moments of alienation with attraction.
Ghost brothers, ghost girl friends and even a ghost mother and father populate this dark tale.
"...obviously this couldn't really happen, but we have to make it look like it does..." Hadley Abram
"If it wasn't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all." old blues line.
Molière's invalid...can one man have so many conflicting and harmonious symptoms?
... assignations, whispered consultations and loud confrontations are the disorder of the evening...
It's a story about a more than 19th century man encountering a more than 20th century woman!
The servant finds that two masters may mean two salaries and two dinners, but it's hard to findi the time to spend the money or eat the food.
"When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were Married," Benedick
As the old song goes, "If you can't be true with one or two, you're much better off with three," but that's just a song.