A good man is hard to find

Christine Engelken

Watch for movies, music, a Greek-style chorus and McCarthy-style accusations, not to mention self-examination, self-discovery, and self-denial. All of this within the narrow confines of Shanley Pavilion. And you thought there was nothing to do around here on the weekend.

“Goodman,” a play adapted and directed by Speech senior Brad Akin, offers all of this in an exploration of what Akin sees as the play’s major themes: sexual politics, nationalism and paranoia.

The production is partly an adaptation of the Nathaniel Hawthorne story “Young Goodman Brown,” but it’s also mixed with an adaptation of “Woyzeck,” a never-completed work by German playwright Georg B