February 3, 2009
Posted: 08:55 AM ET
Everything's still being tweaked for the first performance tonight of "Rod Blagojevich Superstar!" Dreamed up at a boozy Second City party on Jan. 12, the one-act show was scripted, composed, choreographed, memorized and rehearsed in less than a month.
There was no point dragging out the process, not with the ex-governor's punch-line value now at its peak.
"At worst, we get a ton of PR - which we've gotten," said Kelly Leonard, vice president of Second City. "And at best we have a show that has legs."
"Superstar" tracks Blago's rise from go-getter law school grad to Illinois power broker, with an emphasis on his embrace of greedy Machine politics.
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