Kyphosis is seemingly nothing to laugh about; it’s a painful curvature of the spine that can sometimes prove fatal. Nor are Victor Hugo’s novels laugh riots. But Chicago’s Redmoon Theater has created from Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame an evening of physical comedy. In Hunchback, a puppet Hugo serves as guide to the jolly tragedy of Quasimodo.
Fridays, Saturdays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 2 p.m.; Sundays, 12 & 5 p.m. Starts: Oct. 24. Continues through Nov. 9, 2008
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 5, 2008