Shakespeare's epic tale of jealousy and betrayal is re-imagined as a modern-day coming-of-age story in Pocket Universe's all-female production. More…
The Bard's play is reset in an all-girls high school where psychological warfare is unyielding. Six young women portray all the roles in this tragedy, which follows a group of teenagers through their first taste of power, the desire to seize it, and the life and death battle to keep it.
See it if you like clever, intelligent, illuminating re-imagings of WS. Great staging. Strong acting. Riveting. Shakesp's words resonant, dazzle. .
Don't see it if you get confused by multiple role casting. Best to brush up on JC beforehand. In the intimate setting, you'll hear every well-spoken word.
See it if You enjoy non-traditional interpretations of Shakespeare. You want a classic play performed by a company of classically trained actors.
Don't see it if You're unfamiliar w/the play:all actors play at least 2 roles, some right after the other w/few changes, so it can be confusing.
See it if You want a bold and innovative presentation showing the dangers of self-absorption, following, and delusion
Don't see it if "walk-up" apartment is only something you can only imagine on the BIG Bang Theory and the Honeymooners.
See it if You have a friend in the cast. You want to support small theatre. You enjoy engaging stage pictures.
Don't see it if You hate background noise (thumps from the ceiling 50% of show). Want consistent quality. Get confused by actors playing multiple characters
See it if well acted Shakespeare, done very by the 6 women. fun staging and movement
Don't see it if you don't know the story very well; may be hard to keep track of differetn characters
See it if You want a fresh take on Shakespeare. Setting Julius Caesar in a girl's school made for some beautiful moments. Cassius was excellent.
Don't see it if You want your Shakespeare in traditional dress and settings. There were no battle scenes.
See it if you like different interpretations of Shakespeare, while still keeping with and understanding the original point of the play.
Don't see it if you disagree with any, even minuscule changes to the script.
See it if are familiar with and enjoy julius caeser. The cast is enjoyable and enthusiastic.
Don't see it if you are wanting a modern day production through young girls. It wasnt really modernized very well.
See it if you know the play well, you would like a new interpretation, you enjoy seeing excellent women actors playing all parts.
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare and/or don't know the play. If you are cautious about new interpretations of a classic.
See it if You like brilliantly acted, interestingly staged twists on Shakespeare.
Don't see it if You want a big-budget production; you're bothered by slightly confusing stage direction (e.g. wasn't always clear if characters were dead)
See it if Mean Girls meets Shakespeare; great take. The staging was creative and worked well. The acting was terrific.
Don't see it if if you are not familiar with the play. 6 actors (all female) play every parts and can be confusing. Theater is a 4th floor walk up and warm
See it if you're open to not only a modern interpretation of Shakespeare, but a clever and very stylized event.
Don't see it if You don't like looking at audience members, audience interaction, or hearing girls talk about "girls".
See it if you like a fresh take on Shakespeare, intelligent women, and clever staging.
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare, strong females, or seeing other audience members (theatre in the round)
See it if You're interested in a quirky feminist version of Shakespeare with very talented young actors.
Don't see it if You're not really into shakespeare but think this setting will help you understand it any better.
See it if you are a Shakespeare fan and want to see an experimental retelling of Julius Caesar (and the acting was excellent! Cassius was AMAZING!)
Don't see it if you don't like smaller, indie theater, or want to easily follow every last detail. Some character switches was a bit confusing at first.
See it if you like modern Shakespeare adaptations, you want to see a strong all female cast
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare, you only want classical staging of Shakespeare, you don't like more experimental theater
See it if You are a fan of reimagined Shakespeare productions (especially if you are a young girl)
Don't see it if You dislike Shakespearean dialogue, updated Shakespeare plays, or immersive/intimate theatre experiences
See it if if you're looking for Shakespeare in an all-women cast, with all around strong performances then yes, just go see this
Don't see it if the high-school narrative wasn't really integrated other than the uniform-like costumes & chalkboard stage setting
See it if You're looking for a faithful all-female production of Julius Caesar with great acting.
Don't see it if You're looking for a reinterpretation of Julius Caesar that goes far beyond the source material. The text is followed too closely.