Steppenwolf Performs Tony Fitzpatrick's Nickel History
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The last date listed for Nickel History was Sunday August 5, 2012 / 7:00pm.
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One of Gilbert and Sullivan's most successful operas, The Hypocrites' reimagined Mikado returns to the stage. Set in the fictional Japanese town of Titipu, where flirting has been made a capital offense, The Mikado tells the story of a wandering minstrel who falls for a betrothed woman. An intelligent satire, the Japanese setting allowed Gilbert and Sullivan to slyly mask their commentary on contemporary British society. Directed by The Hypocrites' founding artistic director Sean Graney, the hit production features a cast of 12 actors who also make up the orchestra. This classic and surprisingly modern tale of star-crossed lovers features the tunes "Three Little Maids From School Are We" and "A Wand'ring Minstrel I." Learn More
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The singer and music were great. The writing seemed a little cliche at times and some of Tony's stories were a little heavy on bravado, but overall it was really cleverly done. The media was interesting, and sometimes really added although other times I found it distracting. It was more art than entertainment and very personal so I can see some people loving it and others not so much. One thing is certain every person involved is exceedingly talented.
Author: Tony Fitzpatrick with Stan Klein
Adapted and Directed by Ann Filmer
Directed by: Ann Filmer
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