FAUSTUS: That Damned Woman

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Last event: Saturday 18 February at 7.30pm
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Part of: Accessible Performances

This enthralling story explores what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness in a vivid and atmospheric new production, only on stage at Storyhouse. In an original reimagining of the legend of Faust, one woman sells her soul to the devil to change the course of human history and attempt to seize control of her own destiny.

Based on the play by infamous playwright Christopher Marlowe
Adapted by one of the UK’s most in-demand play writers Chris Bush
Directed by acclaimed theatre director Francesca Goodridge
A co-production with Fallen Angels Dance Theatre

School shows with accompanying Q&A: Wednesday 8 Feb 5.30pm, Wednesday 15 Feb 12pm, Thursday 16 Feb 12pm
Accessible performances: Captioned show – Thursday 9 Feb 7.30pm, Audio-Described & British Sign Language-interpreted – Sunday 12 Feb 2.30pm

Cast & Creatives 

Olivia Sweeney as Johanna Faustus
Bridgette Amofah as Cornelia, Mephistopheles and Pestilence
Daniel Hawksford as Lucifer, Thomas Faustus and Witchfinder
Yali Topol Margalith as Mephistopheles, Marie and Famine
Miriam O’Brien as Violet, Mephistopheles and War
Emma Pallant as Katherine, Garret, Jenny and Mephistopheles
Matthew Romain as Lucifer, Thomas Faustus and Witchfinder and Judge
Dzey Z Smith as Newbury and Mephistopheles

Written by Chris Bush
Directed by Francesca Goodridge
Artistic Director of Fallen Angels Dance Theatre Paul Bayes-Kitcher
Designed by Good Teeth
Sound designer and composer Russell Ditchfield
Lighting design by Sally Ferguson
Assistant director Ngozi Ugochukwu
Prop maker Matt Hutchinson
Fight direction by Kaitlin Howard
Casting Consultant Lucy Casson




Time details

2 hours and 20 minutes (including an interval)

Content Guidance:

Controlled fire, haze, Loud noises

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