Movie Review : Jekyll & Hyde ' The Musical '

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Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts Summer 2014 High School Reading Drama Report Form: Alexandra Brinkley 12th Grade AP Literature Maddoux Play Title: Jekyll & Hyde The Musical Author: The whole show is based on “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson. The musical lyrics were written by Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse, and Steven Cuden. The musical book was written by Leslie Bricusse. Category/Genre: Drama/Horror Where did you watch this play? I watched this show at Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth, TX. Setting: (time/place/historical context) The show is set in the late 19th century century in London, England. The show is mainly set in Dr. Jekyll’s laboratory, The Red Rat, and in the Carew household. Characters At least 3: name/physical description/role in the story line 1. Dr. Henry Jekyll: Dr. Henry Jekyll is the main character of the show. He is a doctor who has made his life goal to separate the good and evil within the human nature. He is Emma Carew’s fiancé, Utterson’s best friend, and a man just trying to do good in the world. He transforms into Edward Hyde after taking a formula that went very, very wrong. 2. Lucy Harris: Lucy Harris is a prostitute who works at “The Red Rat,” a bar for men. She is kind hearted, unlike many of her coworkers. She and Jekyll have chemistry and become friends after he visits the bar on the night of his bachelor party. Lucy falls in love with Jekyll after he shows compassion to her. She is a beautiful woman
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