Mary Stuart (Paperback)

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By Robert Icke (Adapted by), Friedrich Schiller
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Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution.

Schiller's political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history's most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Duet for One) and Lia Williams (Oresteia) trade the play's central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin.

About the Author

Robert Icke is a writer and director. He is currently Associate Director of the Almeida, where his work includes adapting and directing the multi-award-winning Oresteia and Uncle Vanya.

Praise For…

"Schiller’s play has been stripped back, rewired. Icke’s adaptation is sculptural, rich and incisive. " ★★★★★ —The Guardian

"Icke has crafted a rich, multilayered, and deeply human political thriller." ★★★★★ —Time Out London
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786820259
ISBN-10: 1786820250
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 120
Language: English