It's very dark and very funny, sometimes both at the same time!
With name recognition of the show and the rising reputation of IU’s musical theatre program, Chicago was sold out two weeks before opening night.
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.