Tonight, Manhattan’s rich, famous, and devious are painting the town red at a gallery opening for the mysterious celebrity artist Spanksy. Everyone who’s anyone is on the guest list, except aspiring journalist RITA L’BOUTETTE. Desperate for a big headline, Rita sneaks into the party and finds herself rubbing elbows with VIPs like the wealthy geriatric CASSIUS WHATIMAFTER, his fetching socialite wife EILEEN ONYOUFINANCIALLY, and teenage prince of pop HOLDEN OUTHOPEFORYOU-GIRL. Bumping into her college crush, art critic ALEC ZIS, isn’t the only surprise in store for Rita tonight: when Spanksy’s $175 million masterpiece goes missing, Rita’s got exclusive access to the hottest scoop in town . . . that is, if she can solve the case by morning. But Rita’s detective work gets dizzyingly derailed by the museum guests’ secret ambitions. How far will downtrodden paleontologist ARTHUR BONESBURIEDHERE go to find a missing fossil? Will trickster ghost queen HELGA TBORING find meaning in her life after death? Can ex-soviet spy MISCHA NIMPOSSIBLE and television star MEL O’DRAMATIC put aside their differences long enough to finish their mission? And is ELI ZABOUTIZAGE, the oldest fourth grader in New York, keeping something under his hat? Steal away to Farkas Hall this spring for our 175th musical comedy spectacular: HEIST, HEIST, BABY!
Written by: Sophie Garrigus and Maddie Dowd
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