THE DUKESS OF ROCK (2011-2012)
A Shakespearean Ukulele Cabaret
Written and performed by Stav Meishar
Artistic consulting Ray Virta
A fun, eclectic cabaret that combines the beautiful language of Shakespeare with popular songs on the ukulele that everyone can sing to! Mixing Lady Gaga, Radiohead, Bruno Mars and others with the classic monologues, the dUKEss of Rock recreates the Shakespearean world like you've never experienced it before... Surprising combinations of classical texts with modern-day musical hits create moments both touching and amusing.
Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe (2011, returning 2012). Additional performances at Webster Hall, Gemini & Scorpio's Masquerade Macabre, The Steampunk World's Faire, and more.