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is one of Barker's most famous works. This modern classic tells of a woman's brush with history in the twilight of the Renaissance. Galactia is a talented by feisty female artist. The government of a male dominated Venice have chosen her to commemorate a recent battle victory in a vast painting. Galactia, however, rebels and portrays the true horrors of war. Can one woman's artistic integrity triumph over the power of the whole state?Performers Fiona Shaw (Galactia), Jamie Ballard (Carpeta), William Chubb (Ostensibile), Mark Extance (Official/Pastaccio), Robert Galas (Albanian/Second Sailor), Ian Hallard, Robert Hands (Suffici), Lucas Hare (Lasagna), Jennifer Jackson (Ensemble), Grainne Keenan (Supporta), Gerrard McArthur (The Sketchbook), Iarla McGowan (Workman/1st Salior/Gaoler), Tim McInnerny (Urgentino), Robyn Moore (Mourner), Phoebe Nicholls (Rivera), Tom Peters (3rd Sailor/Man in the next cell), Rochenda Sandall (Dementia), Jay Simpson.
Author Howard Barker. Producer National Theatre. Director Tom Cairns. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Lighting Peter Mumford. Sound Ben Ringham. Sound Max Ringham. Music Ben Ringham. Music Max Ringham.
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