Huck Finn takes on Macbeth

They say plagiarism is the finest form of flattery; how about satire?

Minneapolis Musical Theatre, in the video trailer for its latest show “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” seems to be going for a more Shakespearean feel. In fact, the trailer distinctly resembles the Guthrie Theater’s trailer for “Macbeth.” Take a look for yourself.

Here’s the Guthrie’s trailer:

And here’s the Minneapolis Musical Theatre’s trailer:

  • Matthew

    WAIT! Theater with a—gasp—sense of humor?!?

    Color me impressed, Minneapolis Musical Theatre. That’s awfully funny.