Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights

Chad Deverman and Bill Selig in Woyzeck
by Gertrude Stein
directed by Marissa Wolf
April 22This is Stein’s playful, surreal treatment of the Faust legend. Here Stein not only uses her delightful repetitions and rhymes, she gives the story a modern perspective by emphasizing the woman’s point of view and by having Faustus’ deal with devil be a quest for electric light.