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Faustus is a brilliant academic whose destructive thirst for knowledge leads him down a path to damnation when he sells his soul to Lucifer. From the splendour of Emperor Charles V's court to the excesses of the Pope's banquet in Rome, Faustus experiences all the earthly delights on offer in this world and beyond with the magical powers granted by his devilish companion, Mephistopheles. But his time is fast running out... Reuniting the team that created the Citizens critically acclaimed PEER GYNT the production features two re-written acts by celebrated playwright Colin Teevan, giving Christopher Marlowe's tale of mankind's insatiable greed for power a contemporary twist.Performers Siobhan Redmond (Mephistopheles), Kevin Trainor (Faustus).
Author Christopher Marlowe. Producer West Yorkshire Playhouse. Producer Citizens Theatre. Director Dominic Hill. Adapted by Colin Teevan. Design Colin Richmond. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Music Dan Jones. Sound Dan Jones.
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