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Caligula

From 10 member  reviews
Members say: 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. 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.


Member Reviews (10)

MEMBERS SAY:

Slow, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Entertaining, Dizzying

64
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.

62
Ambitious, Dizzying, Resonant, Slow, Thought-provoking

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.

50
Ambitious, Slow, Too long

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.

55
Entertaining, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Edgy

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.


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 t...
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