Cyril Chippington-Smythe (Michael Urie), eligible bachelor and the world's richest man is living a life of ease, attended by his resourceful steam-powered valet Bentley (Dakin Matthews). When the toothy Alice Witherspoon (Helen Cespedes) invades his breakfast room determined to marry him whether he will or no, Bentley concocts a scheme to transfer her affections to Cyril's freeloading cousin- the hapless Binky (Christian Borle), Alas, Alice has ulterior motives that may lead to the destruction of civilization. Whose plot will emerge victorious?
Cyril Chippington-Smythe (Michael Urie), eligible bachelor and the world's richest man is living a life of ease, attended by his resourceful steam-powered valet Bentley (Dakin Matthews).
Cyril Chippington-Smythe awakes from a drunken stupor to discover that he may be engaged to the horrifying Alice Witherspoon, whom his best friend, Binky has been in love with for years. He appeals to his steam-powered valet, Bentley, to devise a plan to shift Alice's affections from himself to Binky.
Cyril flees to the safety of his club, “Twits” but peace eludes him even there as he has failed to get the notice that hats are now required. The Club Hatter, Ahmed Ben Fitzwilliam educates him on the supreme importance of headgear.
Things in town have gotten a little too hot. Time to escape to the country... but behind the swampy grounds of the country estate danger lurks. Cyril's peace is invaded, first by his imperious Aunt Hypatia and Uncle Hugo and then by the eccentric C.
We last left Cyril Chippington-Smythe preparing for a luncheon pregnant with complications. He pines for the beauteous Pansy, who is preparing for the performance of a lifetime as part of Binky's plan to win the hand of the toothy Alice Witherspoon once and for all.
Alice has rushed off to keep a mysterious date with destiny and left Binky lip to lip with Pansy, much to Cyril's chagrin. At last Binky reveals Alice's terrible plan and the whole company races after her on Cheeseworth's mechanical caravan to save civilization from certain destruction!
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