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Their middle son, Geoffrey, (a skillful performance by Steven Harad) connives for what spoils he can get by playing one brother against the other.
Audiences are laughing at us - great whooping laughs, mind you - at this musical's depiction of mass caffeine addiction, executive washroom strategy sessions and corporate one-upmanship, all wrapped into the story of a lowly window-washer who, armed with a how-to book and his own wiles, connives his way up the ranks here at World Wide Wickets.