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The Roman Actor archiveWritten around 1626. Domitian, the tyrannical and insanely jealous Roman Emperor wreaks havoc and bloody revenge as he discovers his wife's infidelity with Paris, the Roman actor of the title. Regarded as Massinger's finest play, The Roman Actor does not only condemn tyranny, but also nobly defends the then despised profession of acting.


David Acton (Philargus), Antony Byrne (Parthenius), Wayne Cater (Aesopus), Joe Dixon (Paris the Roman Actor), Sean Hannaway (Stephanus), Michael Matus (Latinus), Keith Osborn (Lamia), Joshua Richards (Junius Rusticus), Antony Sher (Domitianus Caesar), Michael Thomas (Aretinus)


Author: Philip Massinger
Producer(s): Bill Kenwright, Thelma Holt, Royal Shakespeare Company
Director: Sean Holmes
Design: Anthony Lamble
Lighting: Wayne Dowdeswell
Sound: Martin Slavin

The Roman Actor

The Roman Actor (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1149556483. Details of all The Roman Actor archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S308668510

Archive Listings

13 Dec 02
19 Mar 03
Gielgud Theatre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


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