Finding Elizabeth Taylor Starring Elizabeth Claire Taylor
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The last date listed for Finding Elizabeth Taylor was Monday January 28, 2013 / 7:00pm.
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This hour-long work-in-progress from the riveting performer Dikran Tulaine (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) examines one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays through the lens of a major modern-day trial and subsequent media frenzy. Scholars through the centuries have fiercely debated Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice over its anti-Semitic portrayal of the villainous Shylock and over the sexual preference of Antonio, who is willing trade a pound of his own flesh to the merchant to save his friend Bassanio. As the deal for Antonio's flesh unfolds in Antonio & Shylock: Monsters and the trial ensues, videographers greedily capture the action over two live feeds, zooming in on the drama's implicit anti-gay and anti-Jewish bigotry and proving the timeless relevancy of this centuries-old tale with crackling urgency. Learn More
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“The strongest moments are those of pure memoir, notably a detailed and well-acted depiction of an ultimately desperate attachment to Ben, a rich, selfish, drug-taking boy unworthy of the younger Elizabeth’s considerable talents, charms, and devotion." —nytheatre.com