Just when we're having our doubts about the NYC theater scene (save for the forthcoming John-Hughes-meets-Emily-Bronte Wuthering High, which boasts the coolest website for a theater-thing we've come across in ages), appears this small slice of genius:
Amidst a blaze of streaming media, ridiculous choreography, and dozens of live fornicating rabbits, famed French architect Le Corbusier inspires builder Robert Moses in his desperate battle to recreate New York. Boozy: The Life, Death, and Subsequent Vilification of Le Corbusier and, More Importantly, Robert Moses tracks the life of Robert Moses, from idealistic youth to unstoppable power broker, able to turn parched land into glorious bridges, highways, and public housing with a mere flick of the wrist. With guest appearances by Benito Mussolini, FDR, and the ghost of Baron von Haussmann, Moses learns from the greats until true power is finally his. Freemasons dance, FDR levitates, and Daniel Libeskind silently weeps. None shall be spared.Including, one presumes, the audience.
· Robert Moses, a Towering NYC Figure, Is Deconstructed in Soho [Playbill]