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Unity Somerville

6 William St.
Somerville, MA

September 2019

The Revenger’s Tragedy

September 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2019

Unity Somerville, 6 William St.
Somerville, MA
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$15

The Revenger's Tragedy, probably by Thomas Middleton, is a cynical satire of the revenge tragedies that were popular in the Jacobean era. The murders are violent and ridiculous, and the heroes are little better than the villains. This production will be set in a 1940s failing circus to enhance the performative nature of revenge (and also because it is fun!). The people in the story have lived and toured with each other for most of their lives, so this cast…

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