September 1 to 23, 2017
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is home from school to mourn the death of his father, King Hamlet, who has died two months earlier. Hamlet is disgusted by the marriage of his newly widowed mother, Queen Gertrude, to his Uncle, King Hamlet’s brother, Claudius, who now has the throne. Hartford Stage
Kingdom of Earth
Stories Before Bedtime is a series of late-night readings designed to champion the love of reading and stories and to transport the audience back to when being read aloud to before bedtime was a fundamental part of one's daily life.
November 14, 2010
Old Vic Theatre, London
In the lead-up to World Aids Day 2010, 15 extraordinary actors, several award-winning writers and one superstar director came together to present a unique theatrical event in celebration of the work of creative arts charity Dramatic Need and to help raise funds for a community arts centre in rural South Africa. Twelve powerful monologues from original testimonies written by the children Dramatic Need works with in South Africa were adapted and performed.
Sept. 17-29, 2008
Nikolai Ivanov is a man constantly at odds with the world around him. His personal and professional lives collide in unexpected and humorous ways, as he struggles to dig himself out of debt and out of provincial boredom. Not only is his wife dying, but he is accused by the local doctor of worsening her condition with his foul moods, Yet Ivanov finds himself drawn to a beautiful young woman who happens to be the daughter of the family to whom he owes an enormous sum of money.
4 December 2007 - 23 February 2008
The production subsequently appeared as a recording for radio, broadcast on 4 May 2008 on BBC Radio 3
Defying society in order to pursue her heart, Desdemona marries Othello, a Moorish General, and follows him to Cyprus where he must repel the threat of Turkish invasion. Iago, a junior officer tormented by his lack of promotion, sets out to destroy their love and manipulate Othello to serve his own ends. London Theatre
Posthumus Leonatus / Cloten
Cheek by Jowl
May 24-June 23, 2007
An evil stepmother, an invading army, a headless corpse, ghosts and a divine visit from Jupiter hurtle us towards an astonishing conclusion in this saga of politics, the supernatural and love. Lynchpin of the story is one of Shakespeare’s greatest female characters, the impulsive and sensual Imogen. Cheek by Jowl
Barbican Centre, London
May 11–June 10, 2006
Beatrice Joanna is worshipped from afar by the ugly de Flores. He will do anything for her. Anything at all. Even dispose of her unwanted bridegroom. But the untouchable heiress has made one mistake, de Flores’ fee is not gold, but the beautiful Beatrice Joanna herself. Their famous descent into hell is relieved by passages of startling humour. Lunatics and ghosts people this disturbing thriller of horror, sex and obsession. Cheek by Jowl
December 7-23, 2005
The Soggiest Story Ever Told! Set in lands so very unlike our own where stronger cultures prey on weaker cultures, Yorgjin Oxo is a hero from The Marshlands so very unlike the very sort of hero we might actually need now there is a lesson to be learned deep down in the reeds and rushes and moorhens.