Alice Sycamore loves her family-as peculiar as they all are–but begs them to act normal when her new fiancé, Tony, brings his staid, upper-class parents to dinner... on the wrong night. The ensuing comedy of errors endangers the young lovers' relationship (and the Sycamores' house), but in the end, perhaps normal is overrated.
Rosalind and her cousin escape into the forest and find Orlando, Rosalind's love. Disguised as a boy shepherd, Rosalind has Orlando woo her under the guise of 'curing' him of his love for Rosalind.
The traditional myth of interrupted young love is turned on its head: What if Eurydice didn't want to come back to life? Perhaps the cost of living again exceeds the cost of staying dead. This contemporary meditation on love and grief is set in a lyrical and dark world of water, wit, and what-ifs.
Edwardian style and classic farce ensue when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the 'son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.' He relentlessly pursues his rightful earldom, accompanied by hilarity, stunning operatics, and an array of unforgettable characters.