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Antigone – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Sophocles Adaptor: Christopher Adams Director: Tamsin Shasha Reviewer: Lizz Clark What will change in the future, and what will stay the same? Taking an ancient story into the next century and beyond, Actors of Dionysus show us that Antigone's themes are timeless and universal: family, pride, and power. In the aftermath of a bloody conflict, new ruler Creon labels ...

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BRIGHTON FRINGE: Helen – Sweet St Andrew’s

Actors of Dionysus - Helen

Writers: Jonathan Young and Tamsin Shasha Director: Jonathan Young Reviewer: Ruby Isla Cera Marle   Walking into to the stunning St. Andrew’s Church, it’s a striking first impression to see a tilted four poster bed constructed from scaffolding, with silks across the top and draped in luxurious silk crisp white bedding. Said bed forms the epicenter of Helen, for the ...

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Lysistrata – Buxton Opera House

Lysistrata - Actors of Dionysus

Writer: Aristophanes Adaptor: David Stuttard Director: Tamsin Shasha Reviewer: Jim Gillespie 2500 years after it’s original performances, Lysistrata reaches Buxton courtesy of the Actors of Dionysus. The company have made their name adapting ancient Greek plays for modern audiences for over two decades, tending to focus on the more celebrated tragedies of classical Greek theatre. Lysistrata sees them take on ...

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