Review-The Tragedy of Miss Julius Caesar-Shakespeare in the Port
From the macho, thuggish politics of ancient Rome to the racy, wheeler-dealing of Minsky’s burlesque empire in 1930s New York, this is The Tragedy of Miss Julius Caesar, and what a great idea for an adaptation it is. The almost all-female cast skillfully transplanted the plotting of Caesar’s assassination into the modern day. As back-stabbing, burlesque queens, they are excellent conspirators to murder.
Review-The Taming of the Shrew-Shakespeare in the Port
I was super excited to see Shakespeare in the Port come into fruition. Our own Shakespeare in the Park? Yes! The venue at Cyberport was also spot on. There were abundant grassy patches to lie on, and the stage was decked out in fairly lights and soft glowing cubes. The weather was just right for outdoor events. It was perfect on a clear night, and I could imagine how well the festival would work in the afternoon sun.