VenueDonmar Warehouse
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From13th April 2006
Opened21st April 2006
To3rd June 2006
When19:30. Sat Mat 14:30
PricesFrom £15.00. To £29.00.
What is currently on at Donmar Warehouse (V389)
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Tragic epic. Portrait of a powerful woman torn apart by sexual obsession. Phaedra is a woman stricken with a blind, all consuming love for a young man half her age. Her step-son. She struggles to reconcile her uncontrollable desire with her duty and obligations as a wife, mother and public figure.
Author Jean Racine

Archive :: production:T1687854530, play:S4577, venue:V389

Production details

Special Performances

  • 16 May 06 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)


Producer Donmar Warehouse
Adapted by Frank McGuinness (after Racine)
Director Tom Cairns
Design Tom Cairns
Design Lorna Heavey (video)
Costume Amy Roberts
Lighting Bruno Poet
Music Ben Ringham
Music Max Ringham
Sound Christopher Shutt
Performer Ben Meyjes (Hippolytus)
Performer Clare Higgins (Phaedra)
Performer Sean Campion
Performer Michael Feast
Performer Linda Bassett
Performer Marcella Plunkett
Performer Lucy-Anne Holmes
Performer Janet Whiteside

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