• Adding Machine: A Musical

     

    Adding Machine: A Musical

    December 6-16, 2019

Adding Machine: A Musical

Composed by: Joshua Schmidt

Libretto by: Jason Loewith & Joshua Schmidt

Based on the play The Adding Machine by Elmer Rice

 

December 6-15, 2019
Preview: Thursday, December 5
Highmark Theatre at Pittsburgh Playhouse

Adding Machine: A Musical, an adaptation of Elmer Rice’s 1923 play, centers around its lead character, Mr. Zero – the sheer definition of the “anti-hero.” With a struggling marriage and a mundane life, little is going well for Mr. Zero. And after 25 years, he is replaced at his company by a mechanical adding machine. In an act of pure rage, he murders his boss and embarks on a journey that leads to the afterlife where Mr. Zero is given one last chance at redemption.