CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
Drawing on the works of Marlowe, Goethe, and other versions of the Faustus myth, Chris's urgent reimagining asks what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness and the legacy that we leave behind. "My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago. I gave my soul to achieve the impossible. I watched this city grow sick and I swore to heal it. I might be damned, but I would save the world to spite the Devil.." AuthorChris Bush.DirectorCaroline Byrne.ProducerHeadlong.ProducerLyric Hammersmith Theatre.DesignAna Ines.CostumeLine Bech.LightingRichard Howell.SoundGiles Thomas.DesignIan William Galloway (video).