In Lazarus Theatre's new reimagining of Jacobean drama The Changeling, adapter/director Ricky Dukes has taken his usual scalpel to the original text. In this case, losing the entire subplot set in an asylum.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Last night I chaired my second of three post-show Q&As with Lazarus Theatre Company as part of their 2019 residency at Greenwich Theatre - their highly acclaimed return production of Lord of the Flies.