Medicine Show Theatre presents Albert Camus's provocative classic about the mad Roman Emperor, in a new translation. More…
Camus's work combines perverse humor with splashes of vulgarity, and vaudevillian tendencies. Its central Caligula is a wild, unfettered leader of Shakespearean dimension.
See it if You want a simple set some good parts to it. Shows that deal with History.
Don't see it if If you want a multi stage production. A musical. Something on Broadway.
See it if you want to see a strong production of the best original play written by an important writer-philosopher of the mid-20th century.
Don't see it if you don't like to think in the theater, or you have an aversion to low-budget productions.
See it if you're interested in experiencing a slightly different Caligula story, other than the incest, pedophilia & madness we often hear/read about.
Don't see it if you expect a masterful production w/thoughtful design of any kind. If you've been to MST, you already know it's worn down & falling apart.
See it if You are curious, as was I, to see a play by Albert Camus, the French writer and philosopher.
Don't see it if A clue to your enjoyment of the play resides in the information though written in 1938 it was not seen until 1944 perhaps because its main
See it if you want to take a chance on a small theater & a very interesting early play by Camus, with eerie parallels to today’s political climate.
Don't see it if you insist on seeing only highly polished productions.
See it if If you like history and in this Trumpian time there seems to be parallels between this Roman Emperor and our current POTUS.
Don't see it if You are turned off by dictators and crazy, maniacal leaders.
See it if you're a sucker for partially exposed beautiful male bodies.
Don't see it if you need a bit more than a few deep thoughts sprinkled in here and there to go with your beautiful male bodies.
See it if you want to hear a great new translation that is full of potential.
Don't see it if you do not know anything at all about this classic as I feel a lot gets lost.
See it if you love albert camus and would like to see how he treated this intriguing character
Don't see it if you expect simple, gimmicky theater. This show is not the greatest play ever written, but it is an amazing character analysis / exploration.
See it if you are eager to practice giving constructive criticism to a struggling production company.
Don't see it if you want to experience a lively and topical revival of a classical work, quality design, or innovative direction.