The presidential debates are upon us, Election Day is just a few weeks away, and two local theater companies are getting into the spirit of the thing by staging gleefully perverse musicals about the U.S. presidency.
Robert Currier directs a delightful production of David Ives’s marvelously clever adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 1643 farce The Liar. I wrote it up in today’s Marin Independent Journal, which you can find right around here.
Marin Shakespeare Company gave Shakespeare’s King John a rare staging–perhaps the first production in Marin–and I reviewed it in today’s Marin Independent Journal. And I didn’t even mention that he’s my 26th-great-grandfather! No conflict of interest there, no sir.
I wrote up Jon Tracy’s steampunk reinvention of The Tempest for today’s Marin Independent Journal, and you can see what I thought of it over yonder.
I reviewed Marin Shakes’s shaky Macbeth for the Marin Independent Journal, so hie thee hence to read all about it.
I reviewed Marin Shakes’s Pirates of the Caribbean take on Shakespeare’s problematic comedy in today’s Marin IJ, so what are you waiting for? Check it out.