A historical comedy exploring the life of Maximilian I, the last emperor of Mexico. Maximilian I has recently been declared the emperor of Mexico by Napoleon III. But, his administration soon comes under attack by the revolutionary Benito Juarez. Maximilian is confronted with a great dilemma " to shave his beard or die by firing squad. 'A strikingly original writer and performer' (Scotsman). '...hilarious.' (BroadStreetReview.com).