Animal Crackers: Musical Comedy Based on Marx Bros Hit at the Goodman
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The last date listed for Animal Crackers was Thursday October 1, 2009 / 7:30pm.
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Terrific acting; silly antics; all Marx Brothers fun ... Songs were okay, not memorable. You need to be a Marx Brothers fan to enjoy this. I'm a "fan" but can take it for just so long ... I'm more of a musical fan and just in that category, I'd...continued
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Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind
Music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby
Directed by Henry Wishcamper
Hooray for Captain Spaulding! When a celebrated sculpture goes missing from Mrs. Rittenhouse’s fancy house party in honor of African explorer Captain Spaulding, her guests set out to find the thief in a series of madcap antics and exploits. Based on the original Marx Brothers Broadway hit and film classic, this contemporary adaptation of Animal Crackers is an outrageous, rollicking, laugh-out-loud musical comedy.
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