Review: Titus Andronicus

Before Titus Andronicus had even begun, its audience were given a taste of the gruesome drama that was to come: the relatively bare stage was covered with a dusty looking cloth, splattered with the fake blood stains of the previous night’s performance. What followed was a fairly strong rendering of Shakespeare’s goriest tragedy, complete with some unexpected, though effective directorial choices. […]

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Preview: Titus Andronicus

Landing neatly on the week of Halloween, this production of Shakespeare’s (disputed) early tragedy Titus Andronicus promises a dark, gory spectacle, perfect for the season. When I visited the rehearsals I was only able to see a section of the play, but within that short time was taken on a breathless journey through passion and […]

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