Duchess of Malfi

Webster’s horror masterpiece is brought back to life by The Hidden Room Theatre Company.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse


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Public booking opens Wednesday 19 February, 10.00am.

Webster’s 1614 horror masterpiece will be brought back to life by visiting artists The Hidden Room Theatre from Austin Texas, who were last seen at the Wanamaker with 2015’s Der Bestrafte Brudermord – the puppet Hamlet.

Their newest production showcases the company’s work on early modern gesture acting technique – the result of years of experimentation and research lead by Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Head of Higher Education & Research at Shakespeare’s Globe, author of The Hand on the Shakespearean Stage: Gesture Touch and the Spectacle of Dismemberment and editor of The Duchess of Malfi for the Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama, (General Editor Jeremy Lopez).



Tickets: £10

Members and Students: £5

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Running time: approximately 2 hours 15 minutes

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