Off-Broadway Hit The Burnt Part Boys Comes to Chicago
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The last date listed for The Burnt Part Boys was Saturday December 22, 2012 / 7:30pm.
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Simply put: In the 18th century, you could not call a man's horse "fat" and get away with it. Young Lucidus, however, wishes the opposite was true in The Coward. Hounded by his honor-obsessed father, Lucidus is pressured into dueling over the equine slight. Not cut out for such sordid stuff -- he's more into entomology and tea -- the young nobleman hires a common criminal to fight in his place ... only to have the scoundrel make a bloody mess of things. A series of duels follows and Lucidus, to his dismay, finds his "fearsome" reputation exceeding his wildest expectations. Though set in the 1790s (sort of), The Coward is a knockout new comedy from Nick Jones (currently a writer for Orange Is the New Black on Netflix). Now Vance Smith directs its Midwest premiere at Theater Wit. Learn More
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The staging was amazing. The director was able to transform the scene from a kitchen to a forest to a mine, all with a few props and very effective set and lighting. The cast was strong -- great voices and acting. The whole musical had a...continued
Music by Chris Miller
Lyrics by Nathan Tysen
Book by Mariana Elder
Directed by Jonathan Berry
Musical Direction by Nicholas Davio
Running time is approximately 90 minutes.
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