Robert Lyons' new play is inspired by Dostoyevsky's novel of the same name, and staged by HERE artistic director Kristin Marting. More…
'Idiot' features a prince, a notorious woman, a spoiled socialite, and a jealous rival squaring off in an intricate and violent quartet. Immersive staging casts the audience as voyeurs, confidants, and society gossips. In the face of a corrupt society, be there as the prince battles the depths and heights of human experience.
See it if You like the source material, disjointed stories, and tech. The actors did what they could with what they were given. Don't blame. Hug them.
Don't see it if You like simplicity over flashy tech. Actors were buried and clearly pushed to perform an uncomfortable forced style. Director? Priorities!