Everything Is Possible ... Again
Seemingly unadaptable, Greil Marcus' 1989 opus Lipstick Traces proved to be the foundation for the Rude Mechanicals' strongest theatre work to date. As they revive their hit adaptation, the Rude Mechs reflect on its creation, its success, working as a collective, and being told by Marcus, "You staged the book I wanted to write."
"...and rightly so. Characters in this alternative history lesson/rallying cry to "something else" include such antiheroes as dada's Richard..."
Sept. 1, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun