Join Karl Marx to celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth at this solo play from noted author and activist Howard Zinn. A show which asks: what would Marx say if he came back to present-day America? More…
In 'Marx in Soho,' Karl Marx engages in a passionate, funny, and moving commentary about contemporary American politics and society. First produced by Iron Age Theatre at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival in September 2004, 'Marx in Soho' has been touring the United States for the last 14 years.
See it if you'd like to see what the human Karl behind the revolutionary socialist Marx may have been like in a brief, well-researched one-man show.
Don't see it if you don't have a basic knowledge of Marx & his works; you expect any significant connection of Marx's philosophy & politics to present day.
See it if If you enjoy well acted solo performances . An interesting play of Marx’s observation of today’s politics & society.
Don't see it if Do not see if you dislike rather slow solo performances. If you are not interested in political and social issues.
See it if you want to explore root (radical base) of Marx’s pure theories, biography, relationships with his family, Engels, and Marxism & role today
Don't see it if you can’t sit awake for 75 min. non-linear, dense, intellectual monologue by one actor with minimal set, action and plot and no intermission
See it if Marx's commentary on America today, which hasn't improved much and/or worsened for people who work (the 99 percent of us).
Don't see it if Don't enjoy one person shows. Leftist ideas/rambling annoy you. Ideas aren't new if you're informed about current social inequalities.
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See it if Not a bad play however heavy on history and facts 70% of the audience was asleep Do you like history and communism Or socialism
Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows and lots of history and facts
See it if you are curious about what Marx actually wrote (rather than what others say he wrote); you admire Zinn's work; you're into history.
Don't see it if you don't like one-person shows; you want large, elaborate sets, costumes, casts,