The Medicine Show Theatre's new musical mashup takes its audience on a joyous romp through one of history's greatest playwrights by way of one of history's greatest songwriters. More…
Two great men. One great love affair. Mr. Chekhov and Mr. Porter find one another at long last—just in time to warm your winter! 'Mr. Chekhov and Mr. Porter' marries the unbridled joy of Cole Porter's music to the beautiful dreams of Anton Chekhov's characters. A zany, music-filled evening of whimsy, gorgeous language, and profound silliness.
See it if you like imaginative reinterpretations of classics. Their lives overlapped but I doubt they considered collaborating. Still this works well
Don't see it if you don't know Chekhov's plays. The plots are chopped thin and may not sustain a viewer who has no background.
See it if you're intrigued by the concept, are a big fan of cole porter songs.
Don't see it if you're looking for a cohesive whole. This feels more like a school experiment than a complete show.
See it if You want to hear great Cole porter songs not always sung in tune. Want a quick blur of a few checkhov plays.
Don't see it if You enjoy easily understandable plots, glossy, fully realized productions.
See it if you love Chekhov and/or Cole Porter, you want a fun show that doesn't take itself too seriously
Don't see it if you find Chekhov plays confusing (and trust me, I wouldn't blame you if you did), you don't enjoy metatheatrical pieces