The Marxist in Heaven is a play that does exactly what its title page says it’s going to do.
The eponymous protagonist ‘wakes up' in paradise and once they get over the shock of this fundamental contradiction of everything they believe in... They get straight back to work... And continue their lifelong struggle for equality and fairness for all... Even in death.
Funny, playful, provocative, pertinent and jam-packed with discourse, disputes, deities and disco dancing by the bucketful, this upbeat buoyant allegory shines its holy light on globalization and asks the salient questions – who are we and what are we doing to ourselves? And what conditioner do you use on your hair?
Part of National Theatre Connections 2021