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The Revenger's Tragedy

From 7 member  reviews
Members say: Disappointing, Ambitious, Confusing, Funny, Excruciating

About the show

Spicy Witch Productions presents Thomas Middleton's classic Jacobean revenge drama. More…

In this year's 'Tragislasher' repertory season, Spicy Witch Productions investigates gendered violence and hypocritical sexual expectations. While a contemporary audience can poke fun at some of the more over-the-top puritanical sexism in 'The Revenger's Tragedy,' the 'she was asking for it' argument remains ever present in our culture. Running in repertory with 'Bonesetter: A Tragislasher,' this adaptation of Middleton's play seeks to examine the misogyny of this centuries-old text to reveal how it still governs our sexual politics today.


Member Reviews (7)

MEMBERS SAY:

Disappointing, Ambitious, Confusing, Funny, Excruciating

60
Dated, Confusing, Disappointing

See it if you want to support new theatre groups in the city

Don't see it if you want a show that is easy to follow, or has a more professional vibe than one that feels like a college underground production


May 25th, 2016
"This strong cast poignantly shows their characters’ varied faults and questionable sensibilities...The set up offers the audience an immersive experience. We don’t just get to watch a bloodbath on stage, we’re in the splash zone...Still, I do wonder if there were more opportunities to use the ro...
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May 18th, 2016
"Weiss never quite solidified the tone in her production as moments that should likely not garner uproarious laughter did…The lights by Yi-Chung Chen were striking. That is when you could see...There were a couple of side light units that blinded the audience. And it’s unfortunately unforgivable…...
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