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From the "krazy" "goofs" who "brought" you Our Flat Earth, comes Christmas: Computerized!!!!! When Tim Racine of A Tectonic Slosh--formerly The Iconoclasts (it's an anagram, look it up)--discovered one of the worst plays ever "written," he and fellow Slosher Mark Chrisler set about making it worse. The product of this misguided experiment is Christmas: Computerized!!!!!, a late-night musical-a-go-go-romp-tacular about the wonders of Christmas, technology, commercialism and euthanasia. Conservative Bea (Elizabeth Landers) is embroiled in a conundrum: namely, to kill her mother or just let her die. She comes to egocentric "heart-throbs" Tim and Mark, for advice. Reminded -- inexplicably -- of the period they spent with Father Time as children, this duo of megalomaniacs begin a retelling of the first Christmas ever, somewhere in the late seventies. With help from Bea and their smart-alecky Butler "Jolson" (Varrick Douglas), they imaginact those good old days -- when Father Time (Ben Cannon) ordered his first computer to run the holidays more efficiently. But little will you know when that doesn't happen, because it's surprising. This hour-long late-night play-within-a-play is "jam packed" with music, obscenity, counter-culture, hurt-feelings, comedy and hyphens. A "bluer" Christmas than Elvis ever imagined, Christmas: Computerized!!!!! is intended for adult audiences only. And frankly, there's a pretty large cross-section of adult audiences that will be offended as well.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Prop Thtr, Chicago