Edited to Add: The originally published article misspelled Mr. Riesenberg’s last name. The spelling of Mr. Riesenberg’s name is now correct. Our apologies, no disrespect was intended.
Presented by The Office of War Information (Bureau of Theatre)
Written by Pete Riesenberg
Directed by Hatem Adell
October 4-26, 2014
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Review by Noelani Kamelamela
(Cambridge, MA) The Office of War Information (Bureau of Theatre) plugs the classics into amps and rocks the Cantab Lounge this October. 300 BCE and and the gritty 1970s combine to fill Club Bohemia with noise and fury.
If you experienced the punk rock world firsthand, you should remember the substance abuse, strong language, violence and gore portrayed onstage. (The gore is less than you’d expect from a Greek tragedy.) Young teenagers, particularly those in high school, might appreciate a re-telling of classics they have been forced to read. Adults friendly with the tales of Jason, the Argonauts and Medea should also be pleased by this remix. Continue reading