Wickedly Dark Comedy Rantoul and Die at Victory Gardens Theater
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Grand and uplifting, Les Miserables is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit and one of the most popular musicals of all time. This tale of passion and revolution in 19th-century France won seven Tony Awards on Broadway and was adapted into an Oscar-winning film. Drury Lane kicks off its 30th anniversary season with this sweeping tale of romance, passion, suspense and redemption set against the stormy backdrop of the French Revolution. You'll be immersed in the tale of ex-convict Jean Valjean's struggle for redemption while trying to outrun the determined police inspector Javert, and the innocent love of his adopted daughter Cosette for the revolutionary and student, Marius. It's a celebration of the human struggle for justice and happiness in the face of hardship, carried forward on a gorgeous score, including the beloved songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "Do You Hear the People Sing?" and more. Learn More
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The writing is hilariously sick and wicked. It is not humor for the conservative type. I loved it and would go see it again just to experience the language. The characters are meant to display a lack of awareness about themselves and others, that's what makes it funny. Think HBO sinister and you won't be misled, nor disappointed.
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Director Erin Quigley is a two time Tony Award-nominated costume designer for _The Song of Jacob Zulu _and The Grapes of Wrath.
Read more about the "cast and crew ":http://www.americanbluestheater.com/season-news/rantoul-die/about-the-artists/of Rantoul and Die_.
“…original and devastatingly funny.” —_The Hollywood Reporter
“Mark Roberts’s dark comedy about sub-working-class couples who make Tracy Letts’s Killer Joe look like a Mensa meeting.” —Chicago Magazine
Presented by American Blues Theater, in association with Stephen Eich and Don Foster
In Rantoul and Die, Rallis and Debbie’s marriage has reached its expiration date. In fact, it’s soured and stuck to the bottom of the carton. She wants him to pack his stuff and hit the bricks, but he’s clinging to the past like a cat on a screen door. How far will a man go to hang on to his lady fair?
From the writer and executive producer of such hit TV shows as_ Big Bang Theory_ and Mike and Molly comes a new play with four of the funniest, skankiest, and most heartbreakingly real characters ever, all crammed together in a grimy little world that makes the local Dairy Queen and Dante’s Inferno seem one and the same.
Starring American Blues Theater Ensemble members Kate Buddeke and Cheryl Graeff and Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble members Francis Guinan and Alan Wilder. Contains strong language and some violence.