Between BIGGER THAN JESUS dates, Rick Miller will be taking his one-man juggernaut MacHomer to Princeton, NJ (McCarter Theatre) on April 30th and to Yountville, CA (Lincoln Theatre) on May 7th 2010.
the half a million Simpsons/Shakespeare fans on 4 continents who have
made MacHomer one of the world's biggest little hits. What began as a
fringe festival mash-up of two dysfunctional families in 1995 has now
evolved into a multimedia spectacular, full of sound and fury,
signifying...well...nothing. Recently, MacHomer played a 4-city run in
Australia, including a 3-week run with the Sydney Theatre Company
(artistic directors Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton). Here were some of
the rave reviews:
Miller is able to flip from one character to another without missing a
beat, at breakneck speed... MacHomer is great, but Miller is the real
- The Daily Telegraph, Sydney. Full review
accomplished and cannily cast... Miller is adept at nailing the voices,
and extraordinarily fast at switching between them."
- Sydney Morning Herald. Full review
“(MacHomer) provides brilliant solo performer Rick Miller with an opportunity to show off his extraordinary mimicry skills, as he does the dozens of voices”
- The Australian
“CANADA'S Rick Miller is the new Robin Williams: a hyperactive, verbal tornado who morphs from one
impersonation to the next with uninhibited anarchy… it's a vocal tour de force that will knock your socks off."
-Courier Mail (Brisbane)
"An astonishing display of vocal fireworks and witty assignment of various Simpson characters to the Shakespearean roles... an extraordinary feat of character and voice appropriation by the super-energised Miller"
- Stage Noise, Sydney. Full review
“HILARIOUS!... Could one man really retell Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Macbeth in 75 minutes — using the voices of characters from The Simpsons? As Ned Flanders might say: abso-tively!”- Oz Baby Boomers, Sydney. Full review