Mike Daisey: One-Man Show


PHOTO: Peter Dylan O¿Connor

Mike Daisey’s ”Monopoly!” may be the only nightclub act ever to center on the relative merits of ­alternating and direct current. In his monologue, Daisey describes the eccentric genius Nikola Tesla and his part in the feud with Thomas Edison over the two forms of ­electricity. In the process he explores corporate rule, life according to the dictates of profit and loss, the Microsoft antitrust lawsuit, Wal-Mart’s impact on Daisey’s ­hometown, and the secret ­history of the board game Monopoly.

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