The Revengers Tragedy

Fantastic performance. Given that we were too cheap to pay the extortionate price for a program, I have no idea who was in the cast or even who directed. But what a marvellous production – fast, focused, coulourful, energetic and totally rivetting. A sold out house on a Monday evening, in the Olivier Theatre, which seems to hold about 3000 people.
Definitely want to see more revenge tragedies and Shakespeare contemporaries.


About cathyriggall

Theatre junkie, who thinks live theatre is the ultimate form of living on the edge. You never know what will happen when an actor steps on the stage.
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One Response to The Revengers Tragedy

  1. Keith says:

    Wow! It knocked you back in your seat from the opening crash of music (by Adrian Sutton and Different Gear – who made a major contribution to the impact of the performance). Directed by Melly Still (who was also one of the credits for the design, which was great).Cast:Duchess : Adjoa AndohAmbitioso : Tom AndrewsDuke : Ken BonesEnsemble : Donatella CabrasSpurio : Billy CarterLussurioso : Elliot CowanEnsemble : Conor DoyleGratiana : Barbara FlynnSupervacuo : John HeffernanPiero : Peter HintonEnsemble : Derek HowardVindice : Rory KinnearEnsemble : Pieter LawmanEnsemble : Jane LeaneyYounger Son : Tommy LutherCastiza : Katherine MannersEnsemble : Rob McNeillEnsemble : Pamela MerrickAntonio : Simon NagraEnsemble : Rick NodineHippolito : Jamie ParkerEnsemble : Richard ShanksEnsemble : Ross WaitonEnsemble : Lizzie WinklerLook out for any of them, particularly Rory Kinnear.

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