Carnegie Mellon actors take an old classic over the top and ‘round the bend.
Frankly, we at Entertainment Central cannot tell you what to expect if you go to see The Plague in Venice at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Drama, and perhaps that is for the best. This is a very unusual production of most unusual piece of theater. What we do know is that despite the title, Plague isn’t a tragedy. It’s a comedy—done with mime and mask in a modern version of commedia l’arte style, based on a story out left behind
‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit,’ ‘Nine,’ ‘The Plague in Venice’
What’s new in Pittsburgh live theater this month? Big stuff—and lots of classical old stuff, newly re-imagined.