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Archive for Troilus and Cressida

CRY TROJANS (TROILUS AND CRESSIDA) at REDCAT

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Photo by James Allister Sprang

Myron Meisel – The Hollywood Reporter

Although The Wooster Group has been a frequent visitor to Los Angeles (most recently a year ago with Eugene O’Neill’s early seafaring plays), this new mounting of its glum fantasia on a text by William Shakespeare represents the company’s first world premiere production to debut outside New York (not counting a dozen warm-up previews at its Performing Garage home). The piece originated in a collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company in which the Woosters played the Trojans and the RSC the Greeks.  Read more…

Neal Weaver  – ArtsInLA

NYC’s The Wooster Group, which created this production, has always tended toward the highbrow and intellectual. In trying to describe the company, two words come to mind: brilliant and wayward. Brilliant because whatever the company does is done with great skill and polish, and wayward because its approach to the material is often freewheeling and eccentric—and sometimes just plain off-the-wall. Read more…

Now running through March 9.