Apr 03, 2013
The Departments of Economics, History, Philosophy, Politics and Sociology at Humboldt State University will host a free performance of the one-act play “Marx in Soho” on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Native American Forum, Room 162, adjoining the Behavioral and Social Sciences Building.
Written by the late American historian Howard Zinn (1922-2010), “Marx in Soho” dramatizes Karl Marx’s poverty-plagued family life when he returns to earth to defend his philosophy of economics and expose how the Soviet Union destroyed communism’s ideals.
Marx will be played by actor Bob Weick, a veteran stage performer from the Philadelphia area who has appeared in more than 200 performances of “Marx in Soho.”
Weick’s regional productions have included “The Last Day of Socrates,” “The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde” and “The Scarlet Letter.”