Caligula NYC Reviews and Tickets

(10 Reviews)
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Slow, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Dizzying

About the Show

Medicine Show Theatre presents Albert Camus's provocative classic about the mad Roman Emperor, in a new translation.

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Member Reviews (10)

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Ambitious, Banal, Quirky, Slow, Fluffy

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.

Philosophical, Thought-provoking, Witty, Smart, Theatrical

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. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

September 17th, 2018

"Under the direction of Dempsey, the play is brought to life is brought to life in a manner that is both minimalistic while still highly theatrical, emphasizing the dramatic performances of these characters over set and lighting design...Some scenes in the play drag on, at times, and not all of the humor seemed to land with audiences...If there’s anything about the production that stands out, it’s the dark and bloody climax of the play, which was performed and directed flawlessly."
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