VenueSwan Theatre
From15th March 2007
To17th March 2007
PricesFrom £5.00. To £10.00.
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Venus and Adonis

(1593). Written by a youthful Shakespeare at the time that London's theatres closed their doors in fear of the Plague. Venus and Adonis is an epic poem of wit and sensuous beauty. It tells the tale of the sex goddess, Venus and her passionate obsession for the petulant and beautiful Adonis. He rejects her offer of love, preferring the joys of boar hunting. However, after finally succumbing to her advances, the story ends in tragedy.
Author Shakespeare

Archive :: production:T01701840006, play:S140866380, venue:V136

Production details

Puppet version The Complete Works


Company Royal Shakespeare Company (by arrangement with The Little Angel Theatre)
Director Gregory Doran
Design Robert Jones
Design Lyndie White (puppets)
Design Jan Zalud (puppets)
Design John Roberts (puppets)
Design Stefan Fichert (puppets)
Design Simon Auton (puppets)
Design Jungmin Song (puppets)

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