Equus


When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's violent act.
Equus at Trafalgar Studios

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Overview


Genre: Thriller
Venue: Trafalgar Studios
Starts: Saturday 6 July 2019
Closes: Saturday 7 September 2019
Running time:2 hrs 40 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: 14+

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Background


Award-winning director Ned Bennett brings Peter Shaffer's psychological thriller Equus to the stage in a bold new production of the critically-acclaimed classic.


Equus is a co-production between UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East.


Note: contains scenes of sexual violence, full frontal nudity and strong language.

Strobe lighting, haze and the smoking of herbal cigarettes are used in this production.


Synopsis


When teenager Alan Strang's pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy's violent act.


As Dysart delves into Alan's world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.


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Box office tel: 0844 871 7632

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Dates


Previews from:Saturday 6 July 2019

Press night:Monday 15 July 2019

Closes:Saturday 7 September 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


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Creatives


Author: Sir Peter Shaffer
Composer: Giles Thomas
Director: Ned Bennett
Designer: Georgia Lowe
Lighting: Jessica Hung Yun
Sound: Giles Thomas
Movement: Shelley Maxwell
Production: English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East

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