Theatre of the People wraps up its first year in grand style with two productions that have so many strengths that I wish I had far more space than I have. They began their season of twofers with stories of “daring deeds” from Ibsen moved to “ladies of lust” with Oscar Wilder and August Strindberg and now its “Beauty Betrayed” with "Medea" and "The Trojan Women" by Euripides.
Theatre of the People is at it again with another theatre bargain, a challenging two-fer, Euripides’ "Medea" and "The Trojan Women". And once more they’re not satisfied with the standard text.
Theatre of the People’s latest double feature twofer is called “Ladies of Lust.” The Ladies are Oscar Wilde’s Salome and August Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Company co-founder Hannah Moss directs “Salome.” The surprise of the production for me was just how funny “Salome” is. Yes, Suzie Zimmerman does dance sexily and she does gruesomely kiss the […]
Theatre of the People Cofounders David Nosko and Hannah Moss tell George Walker about their companies continued commitment to expanding theatre for performers and the community. And the company's Salome, played by actor Susie Zimmerman, and tells us that she first met this bloody lady au point, in a ballet.