Hellman and Sullivan Are Quick-Change Artists of Chicago's Irma Vep

News   Hellman and Sullivan Are Quick-Change Artists of Chicago's Irma Vep Erik Hellman and Chris Sullivan will be the hard-working actors playing multiple roles in Court Theatre's new production of Charles Ludlam's camp classic, The Mystery of Irma Vep, directed by Sean Graney.

The production will run Nov. 12–Dec. 13 in Chicago. Opening is Nov. 21. "Two actors take on innumerable dramatis personae in Ludlum's high-camp quick-change act," according to Court. "Vep satirizes all that is ridiculous in Gothic horror, Victorian melodrama, classic film, and conventional theatre — and it's also a contender for the funniest American play of the last quarter-century."

Court Theatre is located at 5535 S. Ellis Ave. For tickets and more information, call (773) 753-4472 or visit www.CourtTheatre.org.

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Court Theatre is the professional theatre in residence at the University of Chicago "continuing to discover the power of classic theatre."

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