Doctor Faustus


An unquenchable desire for fame drives Faustus to learn the magic of the dark arts. He summons the demon Mephistopheles using him to strike a deal with Lucifer - his soul for twenty-four years of infinite power.
Doctor Faustus at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Started: Tuesday 13 March 2018
Closed: Saturday 17 March 2018
Running time:1 hr 30 mins
Age suitability: 12+

Background


Tangle, South West England's African Caribbean theatre company, interweave southern African-inspired music with electric performances from a trinity of actors, including Joshua Liburd (Dreamgirls), in this unique version of Christopher Marlowe's classic.

Synopsis


"He that loves pleasure must for pleasure fall”.


An unquenchable desire for fame drives Faustus to learn the magic of the dark arts.


He summons the demon Mephistopheles using him to strike a deal with Lucifer - his soul for twenty-four years of infinite power.


The cost of his worldwide notoriety is infinitely high as the damned hour approaches.


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Theatre


Name:


Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

Box office email: Send Mail

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 13 March 2018

Closes:Saturday 17 March 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Tickets


Previews:
£17, £14, £12

Standard:
£20, £18, £16

Concessions:
£18, £16, £14

Cast


Joshua Liburd

Mogali Masuku

Munashe Chirisa


Creatives


Author: Christopher Marlowe
Director: Anna Coombs
Designer: Colin Falconer
Lighting: Hansjorg Schmidt
Sound: Drew Baumohl
Production: Tangle

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