Off and on between 1942 and 1947, Charles Bukowski, poet laureate of the slums, resided in Philly. During this time, he worked several odd jobs, spent 17 days in Moyamensing Prison for draft evasion and got very drunk (obviously).
I can't begin this review without telling you this: I know next to nothing about opera. I had never been to an opera before this one. In fact, I didn't know this show was an opera until I actually got to the Adrienne.
It's sort of pointless to review Matt&, since its premise means no two shows are remotely similar: Philly comedian Matt Holmes picks someone from each night's crowd to improvise an entire show with him.
Many of the Cambridge Footlights' pieces were clever, like "Sketch for One," where a curtain was put up in front of the performers to make the action visible only to a single audience member pulled onstage, and its counterpart "Sketch for All But One," which reversed the joke.