Chronicles: A Lamentation, The Pit, Barbican

May 25, 2005 § Leave a comment

A production by the Polish company, Song of the Goat Theatre (Teatr Pieśń Kozła).

Director: Grzegorz Bral
Text: Robert Stiller
Design: Grzegorz Bral, Rafał Habel
Costumes: Cristina Gonzales
Music: Arranged by the ensemble from the traditional polyphonic songs and laments of Albania

Gilgamesh: Rafał Habel
The Goddess Ishtar: Anna Krotoska
The Immortal Utnapishti: Ian Morgan
Enkidu: Marcin Rudy
Death: Maria Sendow
Shaman: Christopher Sivertsen
The Wild Cow, Mother of Gilgamesh: Anna Zubrzycki

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Julius Caesar, Barbican Theatre

May 12, 2005 § Leave a comment

Director: Deborah Warner
Playwright: William Shakespeare

Mark Antony: Ralph Fiennes
Brutus: Anton Lesser
Soothsayer: Tim Potter
Casca: Struan Rodger
Cassius: Simon Russell Beale
Portia: Fiona Shaw
Caesar: John Shrapnel

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Hecuba, Albery Theatre

May 6, 2005 § Leave a comment

An RSC production of a version by Tony Harrison.

Director: Laurence Boswell
Playwright: Euripides
Translation: Tony Harrison
Designer: Es Devlin
Lighting: Adam Silverman
Music: Mick Sands
Sound: Fergus O’Hare
Movement: Gary Sefton
Choreographer: Heather Habens
Associate Director: Darren Tunstall

Odysseus / Polymestor: Darrell D’Silva
Talthybius: Alan Dobie
Polydorus / Guard: Matthew Douglas
Polyxena: Lydia Leonard
Son of Polymestor: Harry Jackson / Farah Mohamed / Darcy Solomon / Andre Symeou
Hecuba’s Servant: Judith Paris
Hecuba: Vanessa Redgrave
Guard: Christopher Terry
Agamemnon: Malcolm Tierney

Chorus: Charlotte Allam, Jane Arden, Rosalie Craig, Maisie Dimbleby, Barbara Gellhorn, Aileen Gonsalves, Michele Moran, Katherine O’Shea, Sasha Oakley, Judith Paris, Sarah Quist, Natalie Turner-Jones

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