Karl Marx comes back to life and launches into a passionate, funny and moving defense of his political ideas in Howard Zinn’s brilliant, timely play “Marx in Soho” on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in MCC’s Overbrook Theater.
The play, which is free and open to the public, provides an excellent introduction to Marx’s life, his analysis of society, and his passion for radical change. Actor Bob Weick has portrayed Marx for 15 years and in hundreds of performances in various public and educational venues. He uses current news and events to show how Marx’s ideas still resonate today.
Immediately following the performance, a discussion on the continuing relevance of Marx and socialism in the 21st Century will take place in the theater.
“Today, young people are again talking about socialism and alternative futures,” said MCC Social Sciences Instructor Nicholas Budimir. “This play is an entertaining introduction to one of the most monumental socialist thinkers. The play is great for sparking discussion and debate.”
For more information, contact Budimir at (231) 777-0620.