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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

35
Excruciating, Slow, Dated, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

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

Also character is a murderous, insane dictator or the fact it was revised m... Read more Read less

20
Confusing, Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Dizzying

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.

Also The three set designers working on this production were unable to adva... Read more Read less


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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