Shakespeare's Bloody Revenge Tragedy Titus Andronicus From California Shakespeare Theater
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The last date listed for Titus Andronicus was Thursday June 23, 2011 / 7:30pm.
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Great opening production for the Cal Shakes ,, wonderful night of Shakes with Blood and severed heads ,, Bring your own wine and beer
CalShakes' production, the first they've ever mounted of Shakespeare's earliest known tragedy, is a fine example of the company's ability to embrace irony and modernize Shakespeare, complete with some fine performances, a fair amount of blood, and a lot of face-painted Goths and bags with heads in them.
James Carpenter rocks as the lead ,, but when doesn't he
Try to see this show before it closes
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Excellent play--I really enjoyed it!
I did a lot of reading about the play before going, and I almost changed my mind because of the theme of revenge and all the violence. But I'm really glad I went as the acting was terrific, and the play was...continued
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For the first time in its 38-year history, Cal Shakes presents Titus Andronicus_, the young Shakespeare’s virtuosic spin on the revenge tragedies popular in his day. Associate Artist James Carpenter will play the title character; Joel Sass (Pericles, Macbeth_) will return to direct. “It’s about a society torn apart, and how its citizens attempt to knit themselves together again,” says Sass. “Titus is one of Shakespeare’s oldest plays, but it is undeniably a play for our time: a sophisticated blend of heart-stopping drama and pitch black humor.”