Lisa Wolpe’s new solo show celebrates the enchanting power of performing cross-gender Shakespeare. More…
In this autobiographical solo show, Wolpe plays Hamlet, Richard III, Shylock, and other great male characters created by the Bard, while also incorporating tales from her own dramatic life. Wolpe, the Producing Artistic Director of the all-female LA Women's Shakespeare Company, is an activist as well as a celebrated actress and director. Her work seeks to liberate us from the gender box of expectations. Presented in repertory with 'Macbeth3.'
See it if you can dig monologues and enjoy fast paced dialogue which intertwined with her family history
Don't see it if unfamiliar with holocost history; unnerved by rapid changeover between family history and allusions to Shakespeare;vague genderbending