Shakespeare adaptations I would stage that would still be better than some productions I’ve seen

Romeo and Juliet but with gangster zombies and all of the music from West Side Story

The Cyberpunk Merchant of Venice (Shylock is a lender of Bit Coins)

Pericles, Prince of Tyre but with Muppets

Sci-fi Julius Caesar. Juugron Caesar has big plans for the Shaafl’zar Galaxy, but a band of rebels led by B’rutus see Caesar as a threat…

I Henry IV but everyone is dressed as a dog

A re-imagining of The Taming of the Shrew where Kate and Bianca kill all the men at the end

Othello where everyone is black except Othello

King John but in Nazi Germany

A production of Lear (Second Folio version) where one actor plays Regan, Goneril, and Cordelia

A 2-night crossover event between the characters of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Love’s Labours’ Lost

A groundbreaking examination of the ways that consumerism is rewiring our brains and the media is turning us into pacified, unthinking, and uncritical children in The Comedy of Errors

A one-man-show of The Tempest, by David Bowie

Antony and Cleopatra but in Nazi Germany

A re-focused version of Twelfth Night that takes a grim, hard-hitting look at Sir Toby’s alcoholism

Goth Richard III

A big-budget Titus Andronicus musical featuring the greatest hits of superstar American rock band Journey

 

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