Songs from Musicals: #37, “We Both Reached for the Gun,” from Chicago

Honorable mentions: “Roxie,” “Mr. Cellophane” Did somebody say “period comedy involving murder?” Chicago and Sweeney Todd are not exactly the same musical, but golly, they are close. The difference is Foucault: while the harsh sexual standards elide any real sex from Sweeney Todd, there’s also significantly more sexual freedom for characters like Todd and Mrs. Lovett to… Read More Songs from Musicals: #37, “We Both Reached for the Gun,” from Chicago