Roman Tragedies by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Barbican Centre. Photo Jan Versweyveld
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Roman Tragedies

Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra is a total theatre experience. The Flemish director ...
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Richard III

Thomas Ostermeier blatantly revealed in a 2015 interview with Joseph Pearson that with his adaptation of Richard III he wanted to celebrate evil on st...
Euripides Laskaridis - Relic
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Relic from the Latin “relinquere,” which means “whatever is left behind”; a proof of existence – creative or destructive, soothing or trauma...
Dewey Dell - Marzo mime 2017 Barbican
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Dewey Dell – Marzo

Marzo Dewey Dell ‘s  latest creation is a distinctive performance that attempts to blend dancing and Japanese Noh theatre with the manga structure ...
Cymbeline Royal Shakespeare Society 2016
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Melly Still’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline for the RSC, now shown at the Barbican, is an inventive reverie-cum-horror which revels in dar...
Collectif and then…, The Machine
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The Machine

Collective and then... are a contemporary circus company who create multidisciplinary performance pieces drawing on dance, sculpture and physical thea...
The Alchemist Royal Shakespeare Society
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The Alchemist

Unusually for a director who has made a name for herself by radically updating classic texts, Polly Findlay's version of The Alchemist is a period pro...