When the Gilets Jaunes (“Yellow Vest”) protests broke out just a little over a year ago, the leaderless, populist movement was somewhat baffling – as with so much of French social life – for Americans. Beginning as a protest against a fuel tax combating global
We engulf and tangle with a political idea in a different way than how we listen and respond to a play.
A white light emits from the mouth of a vintage Shure Unidyne microphone dangling from the ceiling on what looks like an electric vine with various twists and hooks adorned. When Richard comes unhinged, as he does at various times during Schaubühne Berlin’s production of