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VenueOld Vic Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From26th January 2006
Opened30th January 2006
To4th February 2006
WhenMon 19:00. Tue-Sat 19:30. Sat Mat 14:30
PricesFrom £7.50. To £25.00.
What is currently on at Old Vic Theatre (V402)

The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's TaleT2133589022
A memorable distillation of the Faust legend. A soldier returning home meets the Devil and swaps his violin (his soul) for a book that allegedly holds the key to wealth and success.
Music Stravinsky

Archive :: production:T2133589022, opera or operetta:S92073047, venue:V402

Production details

This new Arabic/English translation of The Soldier's Tale will premiere in Baghdad this autumn prior to its West End opening, and in order to reach as wide an audience as possible the company will tour to Paris, Berlin and New York.


Producer Motion Group
Producer National Theatre of Iraq
Producer Old Vic
Translation Abdul Karim Kasid
Translation Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Translation Jeremy Sams
Director Andrew Steggall
Conductor Robin O'Neill
Music Ahmed Mukhtar (additional Iraqi and Arabic music)
Design Jon Bausor
Lighting Paule Constable
Lighting Jon Clark
Sound Christopher Shutt
Performer Julian Glover
Performer Shakir Hassan Zamil (musician)
Performer Sattar Al Saadi (musician)
Performer Alaa Rasheed
Performer Falaah Al Fayeh
Performer Dhiaa Al Ouda
Performer Martin Marquez
Performer Ciaran McMenamin

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