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Everyman by Carol Ann Duffy

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

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Everyman asks whether it is only at the end that we can truly understand our lives, exploring ‘both the frantic dizziness of a money-driven world and the beckoning finality of death’ (Guardian). 

Everyman is at his peak; successful and loved by everyone, when suddenly Death comes calling. Deserted by friends, family and everything he’s built for himself, Everyman sets out on a final frantic search for a friend, anyone, to speak in his defence.  

Award-winning poet and playwright Carol Ann Duffy’s thrilling contemporary adaptation of the fifteenth century play The Summoning of Everyman, is directed by Katherine Nesbitt.

Presented by Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Please note this production contains adult content including strong language, scenes of drug and alcohol use, depictions of vomit and references to self-harm. Strobe and haze will be used.


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