othellomacbeth


Two of Shakespeare's most brutal and poetic plays, exploring fear, jealousy, power and revenge. Two stories in which powerful men are manipulated into destroying their societies, their households, their loved ones and themselves.
othellomacbeth at Lyric Hammersmith

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare
Venue: Lyric Hammersmith
Starts: Friday 5 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 3 November 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 14+

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Background


This production will be designed by one of the Linbury Prize 2017 Designers.


The Linbury Prize is the UK's most prestigious award for Stage Design, providing a unique opportunity for graduating designers to work with some of the UK's leading theatre, opera and dance companies.


The finalists will each get the chance to work with one of the participating companies and four of the twelve will win a commission to realise their designs, with one designer being awarded the overall winner's title.


Synopsis


One company. Two directors. One set. Two plays. o t h e l l o m a c b e t h.


An audacious condensed staging of two of Shakespeare's most brutal and poetic plays, exploring fear, jealousy, power and revenge.


Two stories in which powerful men are manipulated into destroying their societies, their households, their loved ones and themselves.


In this dynamic and visceral production these two iconic plays will be performed together by one exciting company of actors, examining escalating cycles of violence; abuses of power and the role and nature of the "tragic hero".


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Theatre


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Postal address:
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Lyric Square
London W6 0QL

Box office tel: 020 8741 6850

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 5 October 2018

Press night:Wednesday 10 October 2018

Closes:Saturday 3 November 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 1-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Standard:

From £13


(First night free - for people who live or work in Hammersmith and Fulham - sold out!)


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Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare

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