Changes of Heart: Remy Bumppo Sets Pre-French Revolution Comedy in 1960s Chicago
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The last date listed for Changes of Heart was Sunday December 18, 2011 / 2:30pm.
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A violent cycle of corruption and betrayal is set in motion when the popular King Duncan of Scotland is murdered by Macbeth, his trusted friend. Macbeth -- with his manipulative wife by his side -- achieves the power he believes he deserves, but the price is tragically high. Shakespeare's masterpiece provides a glimpse into the human heart, with the "black and deep desires" that are often found in even the best of men and women. Organic Theater Company's fresh take on this ageless tale sees this power couple's journey in its grotesque complexity. Learn More
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Featured review from Paul NRed Velvet
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Very disappointing. When Remy Bumppo does something right, it is magical; but when they do something poorly, they do everything wrong. The cast very simply walked through the dialog - no emotion; sometimes they talked loud, but that does not substitute for anger or fear. No love, no happiness, no hate - no emotion. The setting was supposed to be '60s Chicago, but it wasn't. There was 60s music, but the setting was some non-discript principality with no time or location or purpose. If it is to be Chicago, then the prince should be a politician, or corporate leader, or gang leader; because we don't have princes here! Remy Bumppo has a new artistic director; if this is where he is going, find a plan B. I suppose I could go on, but very simply - everything was wrong with this show.
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Show was looooong. 2:45 with two intermissions. Did go reasonably fast though. Performance was well done and reasonably well acted...plot was eh. Can't say it was the best thing I've ever seen or why Remy Bumbo chose to put it on, by not mad I went.