First Nighter: 'Tamburlaine Parts I and II,' 'Tristan & Yseult' Blood Spillage

November 28, 2014 10:32 PM

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Late in the Kneehigh production of Tristan & Yseult, at St. Ann's Warehouse, a character says, "It's hard to keep things white." She's referring to how easily white apparel can be soiled, often by blood.

I'd been thinking the same thing, since my attending the evening performance of Tristan & Yseult, followed my presence at a matinee performance of Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine, Parts I and II in the Theatre for a New Audience version, at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center. During the current run t...

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