Marx in Soho

Theatre (immersive, international)

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  • PQA Venues @Riddle's Court - Q2
  • 19:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: The Marx Sisters / Nu Sass Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience Participation, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

The time is now, the place is here, and Karl Marx is back from the dead. And he's got a few things to say. In their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut, The Marx Sisters invite you into the mind of one of the most brilliant and controversial philosophers of all time. In this thrilling 80-minute production, Marx speaks on his words, his work, and his life – and why we should all be rioting in the streets. Starring Mary Myers as Marx him/herself. The revolution has been resurrected. #MarxLives

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Reception - Lift - Theatre
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Kathryn Torbet 90 days ago

Enthrall: to capture the fascinated attention of....

Well, she certainly did that: non stop passion and energy from Mary Myers and inspired direction by Angela Pirko kept me enthralled throughout the performance. I was astounded to look at my watch at the end and discover that we’d spent 80 minutes in Marx’s company, swayed by his powerful sentiments and gently prodded to look at the capitalist world we live in.

This is a sincere and flawless piece of theatre, which well deserves its outstanding reviews. There are only a few more opportunities to see this at the fringe: honestly, you’ll never regret going to see “Marx in Soho”.

Joe Metcalfe 91 days ago

An excellent solo performance, which does more than just recount some of his life events. Well delivered. Broadened my knowledge+++

Deserved a bigger audience.

Worth going to.

Nigel Johnson 92 days ago

A strong impassioned and captivating performance by Mary Myers playing Karl Marx. Explaining his philosophy and impoverished life in Soho. I learned a lot and was thoroughly entertained.

Jennifer Stankowski 93 days ago

If you think you know all there is to know about Karl Marx, think again. You're high school history teacher ain't got nothing on Mary Myers! Marx in Soho answers all your socialist questions and addresses Marx's ideas and their relevancy in today's world. Is Karl dead? Are his ideas dead? Have we perfected capitalism and corrected all the world's problems? You'll have to find out...

Dagmara K 93 days ago

A stunning feat of performance from an incredibly talented actress! This show is funny, moving, and very very relevant, and will keep you enthralled from start to finish. Don't miss it!


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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (5/5 stars) 91 days ago

The beauty of this production is in the intense, exhaustive physicality of Mary Myers. She is Karl Marx, two-hundred years after his birth, back from the dead to explain to contemporary Soho how the capitalist mode of production will be overthrown. T...

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British Theatre Guide (5/5 stars) 97 days ago

“Spread the word, Marx is back for a short while.”So says Mary Myers, in her role as a passionate often funny Karl Marx, allowed to return for an eighty-minute chat about his family, political struggle and current events.Pacing about the room, he recalls writing his objections to censorship in the...

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