Dr Faustus archiveDriven by an insatiable thirst for knowledge and unlimited power, Dr Faustus makes a pact with the devil and in turn relinquishes his soul.


Author: Christopher Marlowe
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Archive listings for Dr Faustus

Work type: Play.


Splendid Productions present a new creative adaptation of an all-time classic. The brilliant scholar Dr Faustus uses his fabulous intellect to summon the actual devil to grant his every wish! But the devil has a price: it will cost Faustus his soul. Is this the best deal in history - absolutely everything for absolutely nothing? Or... is it perhaps the other way round...? VCompany Splendid Productions.
24 Sep 19Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
listing details L01303024688


Tewkesbury Arts & Drama Society (TADS) presents a new adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus. This production follows the tragic hero on his rise from lowly busker to celebrity chart topper as his biggest flaw, obsession with fame and wealth, eventually leads to his downfall. Featuring traditional and original blues music, TADS has created this new slant on the original story, but they still remain true to much of Marlowe's brilliant original text. This award-winning society has an excellent reputation for high-quality productions, so come and witness local acting talent, plus musical performances by members of excellent local bands, in this exploration into greed and the appeal of celebrity.Presented byTewkesbury Arts & Drama Society.
28 Oct 16 to 29 Oct 16Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
listing details L0824389097


Running time: approx. 2hrs. Suitable for 14+ years.Presented byLakeside. Presented byNottingham New Theatre. Director Martin Berry.
12 May 14 to 17 May 14Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
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Company Fourth Monkey Theatre Company. Director Ailin Conant.
12 Mar 14 to 14 Mar 14Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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Presented byLiverpool Hope University Drama and Performance Studios. Director Declan Patrick.
10 Mar 14 to 11 Mar 14Capstone Theatre, Liverpool :: V0538369222
listing details L0748446281


Company Network Theatre Company.
20 Feb 13 to 2 Mar 13Network Theatre, Outer London :: V0172088582
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Scene Productions takes this classic story of damnation and presents it as a deliciously dark and terrifically twisted fairytale. Using stunning puppetry, live illusion and trickery; avenging angels and dastardly demons are brought to life as three performers conjure a fantastical world of magic, mischief and the macabre. We all want what we can't have. What would YOU sell your soul for? A cautionary tale suitable for ages 6 to 666 !Company Scene Productions (in association with Redbridge Drama Centre).
13 Feb 13The Lights, Andover :: V01975093207
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10 Jan 13Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
listing details L554893531
27 Nov 12Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
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20 Nov 12 to 22 Nov 12South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
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16 Nov 12Diss Corn Hall, Diss :: V339082145
listing details L181103629
14 Nov 12Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury :: V99
listing details L0946548804
22 Oct 12 to 27 Oct 12Pleasance, Inner London :: V276
listing details L0704604549
17 Oct 12The Riverfront, Newport :: V088145899
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11 Oct 12Redbridge Drama Centre, Outer London :: V0589837415
listing details L1533291102
27 Sep 12Middlesborough Theatre, Middlesborough :: V560
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26 Sep 12Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton :: V160
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As a young man, Faustus makes a pact with the devil to sell his soul after death, in exchange for wealth and power in life. He travels the world in triumph. But as the clock keeps ticking, he starts to wonder how long he has left ... This raw, passionate, highly comedic and engaging production uses two explosive actors to expose the theatrical bones of the piece, going straight to the heart of Marlowe's classic text. The production has been designed specifically for schools and is suitable for students in year 8 upwards, but booking is open to everyone.Producer The Watermill. Adapted by Beth Flintoff. Director Beth Flintoff.
11 Feb 11 to 12 Feb 11Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
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10 Feb 11 to 11 Feb 11The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
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18 Sep 12 to 22 Sep 12The London Theatre, Outer London :: V0751012861
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