Hard to mistake the central themes in Soho Think Tank's Red-Haired Thomas — a charming if confused production at the Ohio Theatre directed by Oliver Butler — when its central couple is a gambler and a risk management expert, and its narrator, chorus and director-within-the-work is Thomas Jefferson. Collisions between America's twin ideological pillars, democracy and capitalism, resonate from the principle roles to the narrative-fueling MacGuffin: a $20 bill with Jefferson's hair colored in red.
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At the Ohio Theatre through March 28. Photo credit: Carl Skutsch.