Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara
By Andrew Andrews
Shortly after said prequel was released, a theater company in New York City decided to
We’re speaking, of course, about Sycorax: Cyber Queen of Qamara, Ego Actus Theatre Company’s production of Fengar Gael’s imagined biography of the wicked witch described (but never seen) in The Tempest
What... were you thinking of something different?
Long before the wizard Prospero and his innocent daughter Miranda were shipwrecked on the island Qamara, the young witch Sycorax (Lauren Capkanis) was banished there from Algiers to give birth to her
And everything was just fine until she brought to life a carving of
Ariel, it turns out, developed a mind of his own… although, as men are often accused, it was a
Five hundred years later, the old witch Sycorax (Sandra Bargman) takes over the World Wide Web to narrate her story, with electronic avatars played by the cast, including Taylor Graves,
Unlike a more famous Broadway musical about a more famous
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Andrew Andrews attended Sycorax, Cyber Queen of Qamara at HERE Dorothy B. Williams Theatre in Manhattan on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 @ 4:00pm to write this review.