How central are Gertrude, Claudius and Polonius to the story of Hamlet? If you remove those adult characters and the scenes that revolve around them, what are you left with?
Doctor Faustus post-show video and photos: What would make you sell your soul to the devil?
What might entice you to sell your soul to the devil? Fame? Riches? Immortality? World peace? A rent-free London flat? Four pints of Guinness? At my post-show Q&A for a production of Doctor Faustus, that was an irresistible question to pose to the company.
I love Lazarus Theatre! My long-time association with this visionary ensemble company continues with their 2022 season, which launches with their reinvention of Marlowe's classic Doctor Faustus, in a limited season at London's Southwark Playhouse.
Peter Pan (cancelled)
One ordinary evening turns into one extraordinary adventure… Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up, flies into Greenwich Theatre in this all-new ensemble version of JM Barrie’s much-loved classic, adapted and directed by Ricky Dukes.
Hedda Gabler (cancelled)
Ibsen’s searing masterpiece Hedda Gabler comes to the stage in this blistering new version adapted by Lazarus Associate Director Sara Reimers.
Macbeth post-show video and photos: Is ‘The Scottish Play’ really cursed?
Are you superstitious? The most famous theatrical superstition is, of course, the one about "The Scottish play". Do the cast of Lazarus Theatre's new ensemble production believe in curses?
Salome Q&A video and photos: What would the censor have made of this regendered version of Oscar Wilde’s play?
After The Tempest and Lord of the Flies, my last of three post-show Q&As with Lazarus Theatre company for their 2019 season at Greenwich Theatre was last night to their new version of Oscar Wilde's Salome.