Timon of Athens is not one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays—in fact, most people have never heard of it. Nor is it often performed. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is performing a streamlined 90-minute version of the play on their main stage in Madison:
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This taut 90-minute version of Shakespeare'srarely-produced play is an extraordinary explosion of imaginative staging and resonant themes. Resident director Brian Crowe mixes up a sublime blend of Grand Guignol, Vaudeville and Brechtian theatricality in his inventive adaptation.