Requiem for Tesla
Local mavericks Rude Mechanicals have plundered biographies and scientific history to give us the whole story of maverick inventor Nikola Tesla, and their production Requiem for Tesla, with its unnervingly choreographed lights, arresting video, beautiful period costumes, original score on theremin, strange dance numbers, and working Tesla coil, literally crackles with current.
"...about this Tesla when we're schoolkids; we learn about Edison and radio-man Marconi. Now, though, local mavericks Rude Mechanicals..."
March 2, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner