Political Satire Election Day from Theatre Seven of Chicago
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Few Broadway musicals are more beloved than The Sound of Music, and now you can see it live in a production by Lyric Opera of Chicago, with Hollywood star Billy Zane stepping into the role of Captain von Trapp. It's the story of Maria, an aspiring nun who takes a job as governess to the widowed Captain von Trapp's seven children. As she gradually earns the heart of the family -- and their father -- the von Trapps are threatened by the rise of the Nazis, and must figure out how to escape Austria. "My Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "The Lonely Goatherd" and the soaring title song are just a few of the unforgettable melodies in this classic work of musical theater. The cast includes opera stars Christine Brewer and Elizabeth Futral, Jenn Gambatese of Broadway's Wicked and All Shook Up, and Edward Hibbert of Frasier. Learn More
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My wife and I laughed all the way through along with the rest of the audience. The story was very funny and very well performed. One has to find sex and politics even at the local levels to be amusing to appreciate this show, but I don't think that leaves out too many people. I am going to run out to vote for Clark... or was it the other guy...?
Theatre Seven presents the Chicago premiere of Josh Tobiessen’s rip-roaring political satire.
The race for mayor is coming down to the wire, and Adam’s activist girlfriend, Brenda, won’t stop reminding him to vote. When Brenda heads out for one last day on the stump, Adam gets a visit from his deadbeat sister, her anarchist boyfriend and the opposing mayoral candidate himself. Between a kidnapping conspiracy, a sack of Molotov cocktails, a sex-for-votes exchange and one severely stoned ecoterrorist, will Adam ever make it to the voting booth?
Directed by Brant Russell