1605. Orthodox Russia stands alone, defiant against the Roman Catholic and Protestant West. The Kremlin has suppressed all opposition and keeps a ruthless grip on power with the support of the church and an appeal to
In Poland, a formidable young opponent appears: Dmitry. At his back a Polish army fuelled by fear of the Russian threat marches on Moscow.
BUT IS HE WHO HE THINKS HE IS?
An explosive new version of the great German writer Schiller’s last, unfinished play - resurrected in the unique, pulsating dramatic verse of Peter Oswald to be premiered in a production directed by Tim Supple.
A brilliant poetic drama that cuts to the psychological, political, and spiritual heart of the epochal Russian story on London’s newest stage.
Sept. 29, 2022 - Nov. 5, 2022
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays – 19:30, Wednesdays, Saturdays,– 14:30
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Oct 19, 2022
An energetic performance by a large cast. The plot was certainly "Schiller-plus", complex but consistent in its build-up. Peter Oswald has done an amazing job of amplifying Schiller's historical theme, and making it relevant in all its complexity to world affairs today. Possibly a 'niche' subject originally, he has brought out it universality of application at several different levels.