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The Massacre at Paris archiveRetells 20 years of the French Wars of Religion, from the notorious 1572 St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, through the poisoning of Charles IX, to the coronation and subsequent assassination of his flamboyant, homosexual brother Henry III. The play's anti-hero, the villainous Duke of Guise, aided by the Machiavellian Queen Mother, Catherine de Medici, proves the ultimate Marlovian over-reacher.

Author Christopher Marlowe.

Archive listings for The Massacre at Paris

Work type: Play.


Running time: 1hr 30minsProducer The Dolphin's Back. Director James Wallace. Performer John Gregor (Duke of Guise). Performer James Askill (King Henry III). Performer Kristin Milward (Catherine de Medici).
7 Oct 14 to 26 Oct 14The Rose Playhouse, Inner London :: V0290483190
listing details L01925936182


For the first time in over four centuries, Christopher Marlowe's brutal, incendiary and extraordinary last play returns to the Rose. First performed in January 1593, just four months before his murder, Marlowe's dramtisation of the St Batholomew's Day Massacre and its aftermath. retelling contemporary French history 1572-1589. It is the often viewed as the most controversial play of its time.Company Dolphin's Back. Director James Wallace. Producer Gene David Kirk.
11 Mar 14 to 29 Mar 14The Rose Playhouse, Inner London :: V0290483190
listing details L01075732733


Company Fourth Monkey Theatre Company. Director Andy Dawson. Director Paul Allain.
18 Mar 14 to 19 Mar 14Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
listing details L1160400147

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