Igor, the movie, follows a hunchbacked
lab assistant named Igor (voiced by John Cusack) forced to serve a mad scientist while dreaming of one day becoming a notorious mad scientist himself and winning the Evil Science Fair.
An old, hunchbacked
woman, small and toothless, started laughing and left.
Because of these views, at least one contemporary caricatured him as a quasi-Christian minion of Jewish salonniere Henriette Herz: a copperplate first printed in 1800 shows a short, hunchbacked
Schleiermacher walking obsequiously along beside an imperious and buxom Henriette Herz as Friedrich Schlegel's scandalous play Lucinde is performed on stage behind them.
Scheduled to open last month at the Hilton Theatre, it features a cast of first-rank Broadway players like Roger Bart in the title role, Shuler Hensley as the monster, Sutton Foster as Inga the sexpot lab assistant, Christopher Fitzgerald as the hunchbacked
servant Igor, Andrea Martin as the housekeeper, and Megan Mullally as Elizabeth, Dr.
Maybe I could be a recluse-scientist, hiding all hunchbacked
in my hunchback lair with my even more hunchbacked
Indeed, the Judgement of Paris was subject to such inversion: Charles the Bold's 1468 entry into Paris included a tableau with a fat Venus, thin Juno and hunchbacked
Ke was hunchbacked
, the envoy of Lu was lame, and the envoy of Wey
In the opening tale, the Sultan's hunchbacked
dwarf is accidentally killed by four different people, each of whom tries, unsuccessfully, to dispose of the body.
The second section opens with the title poem, "Weeknights at the Cathedral" The setting is ecclesial; the characters--choir boy, priest, beggar woman--create a triune personification; and the closing verses--"Today, hunchbacked
on the fourth pew, / canvassed in grays, / you kneel, a beggar woman" (33)--point toward the paradox of a Creator/mediator God.
And the chapter, "Jesus is not a sadist," is fully refuted by the hunchbacked
dwarf's transformation of Gehenna from the Essene death chamber in which non-Essenes were exterminated, into the Christian Hell in which the Religious Right's detractors, including moderate Christians, are tortured by flamethrowers for all eternity (Mark 9:47-49).
When, late in the show, the MC makes an entrance through one of those foreshortened rear doors, he looms in the doorway, and fills the entire rear of the set, like some fearsome, hunchbacked
Auden was completing The Double Man; Carson was working hard on what would become The Member of the Wedding when she saw a strange sight in one of the sailors' hangouts along Sands Street: "the establishment was run by a tall, hulking Amazon of a woman who worked beside a hunchbacked