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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

35
Confusing, Dizzying, Excruciating, Disappointing, Amature

See it if you want stage lights in our eyes and inaudible dialogue.

Don't see it if you something better to do.

40
Disappointing, Excruciating, Slow, Insipid, Ambitious

See it if you are generous with your time and you want to support companies that mean well even if their productions do not live up to expectations.

Don't see it if you have better things to do with your time than watch supposedly professional productions that are really more like bad classroom plays.


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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