Nihilist European art film makers learn the meaning of despair when their director discovers love and happiness. DESPAIRadise offers a romantic score and acerbic comedic writing, taking the audience on a musical-comedy ride from despair to paradise! Book & Lyrics by Pat Byrnes; Music by Rich Prezioso. Presented as part of their Monday Night Musicals series, DESPAIRadise is performed by Theatre Building Chicago in a concert reading format. Admission includes a post-show reception with the authors and artists.