source: The Seattle Times
section: Entertainment, Page: C3
published: June 15, 1993
author: Joe Adcock
My unaided imagination cannot produce any reason for reviving this 17th-century Spanish drama. However, aid is available.
New Mercury Theatre director James Marsters explains in the show’s program why he is staging Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s “Life Is a Dream.” His note says, in part, “We have, all of us, been wronged; we are, all of us, seeking revenge on innocence; and we, all of us, need to journey towards humility and forgiveness.”