Zonker, Michael Doonesbury, J.J., Boopsie, B.D. and Joanie– they are all present and happily accounted for in this delightful romp of a show based on Mr. Trudeau’s famous comic strip. While they try to make it through commencement, the Walden crowd must fend off Zonker’s uncle Duke, who wants to bulldoze their off campus house and replace it with condos. Michael Doonesbury steadfastly pursues the feisty and lovely J.J., while J.J., tries to come to terms with her long lost mother, Joanie Caucus.
A picture is worth 1,000 words — what about a song? Can a picture inspire a song or fifteen? In 35mm, each photo creates an unique song, moments frozen in time; a glimmer of a life unfolding, a glimpse of something happening. A stunning new multimedia musical which explores a groundbreaking new concept in musical theatre… This intricately woven collection of stories told through song reimagines what the modern American musical can be.
This modern musical ingeniously chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up and from break-up to meeting.
An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show’s unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.