A world of exotic and dangerous decadence. The story of the young Princess of Judea's catastrophic sexual awakening in the corrupt world of Herod's court where she develops a violent sexual obsession with John the Baptist. The original play was often banned and always controversial. Running time 1 hour 40 minutes.

Performers Cheryl Barker (Salome), Sally Burgess (Herodias), Robert Hayward (Jokanaan), John Graham-Hall (Herod), Andrew Rees (Narraboth), Rebecca de Pont Davies (Herodias's Page), Hubert Francis (First Jew), Colin Judson (Third Jew), Alasdair Elliott (Fourth Jew), Jeremy White (Fifth Jew), Michael Druiett (First Nazarene), William Berger (Second Nazarene), Graeme Danby (First Soldier).
Music Strauss. Lyrics Lachmann. Book by Oscar Wilde (1905). Corporate Sponsor Sky. Corporate Sponsor Artsworld. Director David Leveaux (original director). Director Leah Hausman (revival director). Design Vicki Mortimer. Lighting Paul Pyant. Choreographer Wayne McGregor. Translation Tom Hammond. Conductor Kwame Ryan (Oct 19/28/ Nov 2/4/10). Conductor Lionel Friend (Nov 12/17).


Salome (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0492486591. Details of all Salome archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2079

Archive Listings

19 Oct 05
17 Nov 05
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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