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Orpheus Descending archiveIn a small town in the Deep South of America nothing ever seems to change. That is, until one day, a charismatic young drifter appears with a snakeskin jacket and a guitar. Like a fox in a hen coop, this wild eyed boy tears up the prejudices and certainties of the town, igniting the passion of Lady Torrance, who for years has been trapped in a loveless marriage. But their freedom and love is too much for such a narrow-minded community...

Author Tennessee Williams.

Archive listings for Orpheus Descending

Work type: Play.


Producer Menier Chocolate Factory. Producer Theatr Clwyd. Director Tamara Harvey. Design Jonathan Fensom. Costume Jonathan Fensom. Lighting Tim Mascall. Sound Gregory Clarke. Performer Catin Aaron (Beulah Binnings). Performer Michael Geary (Pee Wee Binnings). Performer Valentine Hanson (Uncle Pleasant). Performer Jenny Livsey (Eva Temple/Woman). Performer Laura Jane Matthewson (Dolly Hamma). Performer Mark Meadows (Jabe Torrance). Performer Ifan Meredith (David Cutrere/Dog Hamma). Performer Hattie Morahan (Lady Torrance). Performer Seth Numrich (Val Xavier). Performer Ian Porter (Sheriff Talbott). Performer Jemima Rooper (Carol Cutrere). Performer Carol Royle (Vee Talbott). Performer Carrie Quinlan (Sister/Nurse Porter).
9 May 19 to 6 Jul 19Menier Theatre, Outer London :: V341546307
listing details L01736144014
15 Apr 19 to 27 Apr 19Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
listing details L01316251779


Producer Royal Exchange. Director Sarah Frankcom. Design Paul Wills. Lighting Chjris Davey. Sound Peter Rice. Sound Trevor Michael Georges. Performer Imogen Stubbs (Lady Torrance). Performer Claire Brown (Dolly Hamma). Performer Marjorie Yates (Beulah Binings). Performer Ian Blower (Pee Wee Binnings). Performer Harry Attwell (Dog Hamma). Performer Jodie McNee (Carol Cutrere). Performer Olwen May (Eva Temple). Performer Sue McCormick (Sister Temple). Performer Trevor Michael Georges (Uncle Pleasant). Performer Luke Norris (Val Xavier). Performer Alexandra Mathie (Vee Talbott). Performer Mark Lewis (Jabe Torrance). Performer Simon Wolfe (Sheriff Talbott). Performer Morag Siller (Woman/Nurse Porter). Performer Christian Bradley (David Cutrere).
24 Oct 12 to 24 Nov 12Royal Exchange, Manchester :: V491
listing details L01265393001


Director Lynn Bains.
30 Oct 01 to 3 Nov 01Gateway Theatre, Edinburgh :: V655410553
listing details L01052711817


Company The Company Theatre Group.
4 Oct 01 to 13 Oct 01Cryer Arts (formerly Charles Cryer Studio Theatre), Outer London :: V293
listing details L0959711835


Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Hugh Vanstone. Sound John Leonard. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Performer Helen Mirren (Lady Torrance). Performer Saskia Reeves. Performer Stuart Townsend. Performer Sandra Dickinson. Performer William Hootkins. Performer Tom Husinger. Performer Kristin Marks. Performer Jason Salkey. Performer Lolly Susi. Performer Julia Swift. Performer Richard Durden. Performer Janet Henfrey. Performer Martin Potter. Performer Anne Ridler. Performer Ilario Bisi-Pedro.
15 Jun 00 to 19 Aug 00Donmar Warehouse, West End :: V389
listing details L01723172332

Other listings

15 May 19 to 18 May 19Stockwell Playhouse, Outer London :: V0804042090
listing details L01252285266

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