About the Show/Event
Information for Death in Venice at Barbican Centre, West End (Play). A restless writer, holidaying in Italy becomes obsessed with the Narcissius beauty of a young boy while cholera spreads through the canals of Venice, decimating its inhabitants. He had not been prepared for the beloved encounter, it came unexpectedly, he had no time to put on an expression of calm and dignity'.
Performers Yuriy Mynenko (Countertenor), Jacqueline Shave (leader), Achraf Koutet, Aus Greidanus Jr, Marieke Heebink, Ramsey Nasr, Steven van Watermeulen.
Book by Thomas Mann. Company Theater Amsterdam. Translation Hans Mom. Director Ivo van Hove. Design Jan Versweyveld. Design Jan Versweyveld (video). Lighting Jan Versweyveld. Costume An D'Huys. Adapted by Nico Muhly (musical adaptation). Adapted by Theo Verbey (musical adaptation). Company Britten Sinfonia. Conductor Ben Glassburg.