‘Tis Pity She's a Whore

Cheek by Jowl

16 February 2012 - 10 March 2012 / 19:30, 14:30
Silk Street Theatre

£21 - 26

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Following their triumphant productions of The Tempest (2011) and Macbeth (2010) at the Barbican, Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod turn their attention to Jacobean tragedy with a new production of John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She's a Whore.

In this violent and bloody drama, we watch a brother and sister’s passionate descent into hell. Incest and the corruption of morality and religion make this play as shocking and controversial today as it was almost four hundred years ago.

Barbican Artistic Associate Cheek by Jowl is one of today's most celebrated UK theatre companies and has toured to over 300 cities in 40 countries. 

★★★★ ‘Sexy, stylish, a thrill to sit through.’ The Times

Age guidance 16+

Also 2.30pm matinee on 25 Feb, 3 & 10 Mar

120 mins / no interval

1 Mar
Captioned performance

TV Media partner Sky Arts

Written by John Ford
Director Declan Donnellan
Designer Nick Ormerod
Associate and Movement Director Jane Gibson
Lighting Designer Judith Greenwood
Composer and Sound Designer Nick Powell
Associate Director Owen Horsley

Produced by Cheek by Jowl in co-production with the Barbican, London, Les Gémeaux/Sceaux/Scène Nationale and Sydney Festival. Cheek by Jowl is supported by Arts Council England.

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This event is part of:
Theatre & Dance - Jan - Sep 2012
Barbican Weekender: ticketed events
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