musical comedy in 2 acts based on Brandon Thomas
Play - Yu. Khmelnitsky, poems - R. Christmas
Comedy "Aunt Charlea" was first staged in London on February 29, 1892. She broke all records of her time: the first London production was shown to the public 1466 times, the Broadway production of 1893 - four years in a row.
Erik Chesney and Charlee Waiken, students at Oxford University, urgently need to find a companion to meet with their beloved girls Annie and Kitty. To do this, they dress up in the women's dress of a friend, Frenkert Babberley, forcing him to impersonate Don Lucie, Aunt Charley from Brazil, - a rich and distinguished person. Everything gets confused when Stefan Spetlag and Sir Francis Chesney begin to look after this “aunt” intensively. And the situation is completely out of control when suddenly the real donna Lucius is ...
Transformation of a man into a woman is a firework of comical situations and plot twists. A play imbued with humor and quotations recognizable and invariably smiling will never become obsolete and will always delight the audience.