Is He Dead? – Drama Scholars in classic farce
Thursday 22 October 2015
The Drama Scholars and Principal’s AwardHolders staged a riotously funny production of Mark Twain’s art-world farce, Is
He Dead?, on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 October 2015.
The plot centres around a struggling
artist, Jean-François Millais, who, in league with his friends, fakes his own
death in order to increase the value of his paintings, and afterwards poses as
his own fictional twin sister.
The dazzling array of international
accents, the accomplished slapstick routines, and the many-layered
cross-dressing complexities combined to make this an hilarious evening of eccentric