#189. equivocate |iˈkwivəˌkāt| : use ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or avoid committing oneself
Victory Gardens presents the Chicago premiere of EQUIVOCATION. The King has written a story about the Gunpowder Plot. He wants Master Shagspeare to adapt the failed assassination attempt to stage. Struggling to tell the story, Shag begins to investigate the obscure and torturous details around the event. Meanwhile, his acting troupe is in revolt, his daughter is in disgust, and the King’s stooge is in his face. This writer must find the right words to tell the true tale without condemning himself or his theatre company to the gallows. EQUIVOCATION is a brilliant wordplay.
Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.
A straight-talker, my cousin Jennie describes it with ‘entertaining, passionate, thought-provoking.’