Playwright Greg Hundemer says anyone who turns out for his musical comedy Proto-hobo (also his senior honors thesis) is in for hilarity. "The audience can expect laughs, tears and, in short, the greatest musical they've ever seen," he says. (Take that, Cats!)
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The nefarious plot concerns an evil scientist named Shelley who builds a panhandling robot to collect change 24/7. In order to make his fund-raiser more sympathetic, he gives the titular 'bot a soul. Naturally, things get complicated. Proto-hobo falls in love with a tomboyish hobo-ess (are there any other kind?) and begins to consider world domination. Betcha Brecht never thought of that.
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