17 February 2024 - 14 April 2024
Ten years after opening the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2014, John Webster’s seminal revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi returns to London’s only indoor candlelit theatre from February 2024.
Award-winning director Rachel Bagshaw (Midnight Movie, Royal Court) makes her Globe directorial debut with this ground-breaking anniversary production of Webster’s violent tale of misogyny and deceit.
The Duchess of Malfi is part of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 10th anniversary season, and is runningfrom 17 February to 14 April 2024 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeares Globe, London.
What's the story of The Duchess Of Malfi?
A forbidden marriage. A hidden family. A dangerous web of secrets and lies. The recently widowed Duchess falls in love with her steward, Antonio. Her brothers, eager to keep her under their control, warn her not to remarry. But some things are worth fighting – and lying – for… In a rigid, male-dominated world, how far does a woman have to go to protect those she loves the most? And what desperate measures will the men in her life take to control her story?
Who are the creative team of The Duchess Of Malfi?
Written by John Webster, directed by Rachel Bagshaw.
Matinees: Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
The play contains violence including murder, as well as themes of incest and misogyny.
Venue InformationSam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (Jubilee line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 45, 63, 100, 15, 17, 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76, 381 , RV1, 344
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