Post Jobs


Conversely, those ‘ d’oh! Miller first conceived of the idea in , when he was performing in a production of Macbeth. When the producers found out that Miller was also at the festival, they invited him to a cast party. However, some critics felt that the play seems more like a group of sketches, while others felt that Miller’s Homer Simpson voice was one of his weaker impersonations. Simpson, and The Simpsons ‘ potty-mouth rival South Park. The overhaul was Miller’s effort “to turn it into a play I could feel comfortable touring the world with, as opposed to just playing the odd college. The Simpsons Do MacBeth”.

Uploader: Vugal
Date Added: 1 October 2007
File Size: 21.37 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 15278
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

He said, “That’s a small role, machommer I had a lot of time to sit backstage and machomer ideas, one of which was to make fun of our production. Miller has performed the play in over cities around the world, including performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringethe Melbourne International Comedy Festivaland the Just for Laughs comedy festival.

MacbethMachomer discography MacbethBloch.

Miller performs macbomer various roles using machomeg from The Simpsons characters, using more than 50 voices. Both sources are sufficiently popular to have made the show a consistently sold-out success. Janos Gereben of the San Francisco Examiner praised Miller’s performance, but felt that “It’s an often funny, entertaining series of vaguely related sketches, held together only by the performer, not the material.

Machomer to critic Nelson Pressley of the Washington Post”you have to give MacHomer awfully high marks for technical difficulty. When the producers found out that Miller was also at the festival, they invited him to a cast machomer.

The challenge for audiences of MacHomer is to keep up with Miller’s rapid-fire, virtuoso delivery machomer some sixty-odd impersonations. Whatever way that happens is positive'” qtd. The supersaturation of this play with such allusions, together with machomer surprising amount of original if playfully delivered Shakespearean dialogue, suggest that, in at least two important respects, there’s more and, simultaneously, perhaps less going on in MacHomer than what Richard Burt has called “dumbed down Shakespeare” Unspeakable Shaxxxspearesmachmer.


Archived from the original on The lighting machomfr stage design are by Beth Kates. The set includes a video screen at the back of the stage, and sound and video effects are machomer into the performance.

MacHomer – Wikipedia

In a Los Angeles Times review, Phil Davis reported that while Miller met with favourable machoer from the cast of The Simpsons and its creator Matt Groening when he met them at the Machomer Fringe Festival in”Miller is machomwr negotiating with Fox for machomer permission to do the show” http: The London Free Press. The show unflinchingly charges into the increasingly scrutinized area of copyright law between performance rights, artistic license, and parody, on the one hand, and corporate control over “brand strategy” on the other–all the while.

Voodoo Macbeth MacBird! Miller himself has acknowledged the silliness, incongruity, and patent piracy of his show; nonetheless, he suggests that the show can also be viewed as a pedagogical tool, akin–however improbably–to the one-woman adaptation machomer that is Lois Burdett: According to Miller, “next thing I knew, Matt Groening was shaking my hand, was giving me his blessing and was telling me he’d do all he could to help me continue my machomer.

Reviews and reports appear to conflict over the status of the relationship machomer Miller and Fox, which owns The Simpsons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His impersonation of Dan Castellaneta ‘s Homer is probably the least machomer focused of the set machomer his Marge is creepily spot-on, as is his Barney Machomer.


The result is MacHomerwhich opened to fringe festival acclaim in and has been touring North America, Australia, and the UK ever since. Plays for one performer Canadian plays Satirical plays machhomer Plays and musicals based on Macbeth Works based on The Simpsons Plays based on television series Plays set in Scotland.

WYRD Productions

Initially, Miller worried that lawyers for The Simpsons would try to stop him from performing ,achomer play. At the time, the play “was a machomer basic version with a few slides and me at machomer mike stand.

At the Edinburgh Festival Fringethe cast members of the television series were performing a special reading of dialog that featured their characters. Rick Miller William Shakespeare.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Download Script Link to Database. But another assumption operating here–one that Miller shares with Burdett and many other adaptors–is “that popular cultural icons are necessary to create an educational and entertaining show” Fischlin UntilMacHomer was mainly a machomer comedy routine, but that year machomer expanded it into more of a theatrical production.

Canadian comedian Rick Miller first conceived of the idea of blending The Simpsons and Shakespeare in Infor the 10th anniversary tour, Miller further revamped the play, adding new songs and characters, and incorporating videos. Miller first conceived of the idea inwhen he was performing in a machomer of Macbeth.