rampage killing continues as he systematically assassinates further
members of the Board of Governors of the St. Jude's Hospital.
Murder" / "Mörder,
the end of it, five of them are dead.
Lisa, frantic with worry about
her fiancé, enters Jekyll's for-once unlocked laboratory, looking
for him. She reads parts of his journal. Surprising her Jekyll
is furious at her intrusion. Unaware of the truth, she soothes
and encourages him, trying to bring him back to the path of reason.
upon a dream" / "Da
war einst ein Traum")
Promising she will wait for him, however
long it takes, she departs. Jekyll is analysing his situation
and the costs of his experiments, when without using the formula
Hyde tries to gain control over him.
He records in his journal that the experiment
is out of control when Utterson arrives, deeply concerned about
Jekyll's wish to change his will. Jekyll leaves everything he
possesses to Hyde, should anything ill befall him. Jekyll persuades
Utterson to continue to have faith in the experiments and in him
and then sends him off to search for the drugs Jekyll desperately
needs from the pharmacist to continue his struggle against Hyde.
/ "Die Welt ist völlig irr")
Lisa and Lucy separately and
simultaneously sing of their deep but confused feelings for the
man they both love.
his Eyes" / "Nur
Hyde comes to seek out
Lucy, explaining to her his departure. Disappointed, hoping against
hope she will see Jekyll, Lucy is nonetheless irresistibly attracted
game" / "Gefährliches
Hyde tries to strangle Lucy, and Jekyll regains control and runs
off. Utterson returns to Jekyll's laboratory with the Jekyll's
wanted drugs, to find Hyde waiting for him. John Utterson refuses
to give the drugs to anyone but Jekyll and threatens him with
the left gun. Trapped, Hyde has no option to reveal himself to
Utterson, drinking the formula to transform into Jekyll in front
of the eyes of his horrified friend. Jekyll gives Utterson a farewell
letter to Lucy, begging her to leave London at once, knowing that
Hyde will murder her -
should he be able to find her. Believing
that Jekyll can finally destroy Hyde with the new drugs - Utterson
hurries away to Lucy. Jekyll knows he has to return to the point
where he started to find a way to stop Hyde.
Way back" / "Der Weg zurück")
Utterson gives Lucy - as wished
by Jekyll - the money and a letter and beseeches her to follow
Jekyll's bidding: to leave London immediately and start a new
life elsewhere. Lucy, left alone, considers her frail future.
New Life" / "Ein
Hyde arrives and taunts Lucy for her relationship with Jekyll.
Singing to her soothingly, he stabs her viciously to death as
his voice rises to a frenzied pitch of fury. To threaten Jekyll
Hyde hands back the control over his soul Jekyll, to let him realise
what he did. Scared and frightened for Lisa - Jekyll runs of to
Back in his lab, Jekyll knows he is standing in front of the gates
of hell - hearing the voice of Hyde inside him.
And the two halves of his broken
soul engage in a desperate final battle for supremacy.
Jekyll leaves exhausted the laboratory! The experiment was successful.
For one last time all by Hyde murdered characters appear wearing
the gruesome mask of death.
("Facade - Reprise 3" / "Fassade - Reprise 3")
At the wedding day - Lisa and Henry Jekyll finally happy - Hyde
returns back from the edges of death and takes over Jekyll to
the horror of the assembled guests. Hyde claims his victory, "There
is no Henry Jekyll - only Edward Hyde!". Brutally Hyde murders
his last enemy Simon Stride and threatens to kill Lisa.
Utterson draws a gun, trying to protect Lisa from his "friend".
Lisa speaks calmly to Jekyll hidden deep within Hyde and know
he will not harm her. The Jekyll in Hyde hears her, and somehow
finds the strength to let her go. Jekyll/Hyde knowing he is doomed
begs Utterson to end his suffering - their suffering and to set
them free. Utterson cannot do it, so Hyde attacks him to be shot
by his friend in self-defence. The dying Hyde reverts back to
Jekyll - calling out for Lisa. She holds him and comforts him
when he dies with his final word "Lisa". Lisa whispers to her
love "Rest now, it's over. You are with me!"