"The Queen? Which Queen?"
Robert Icke's Mary Stuart
is a towering success, an extraordinary piece of theatre that surely ranks amongst the year's best, no mean feat considering his Oresteia
, also for the Almeida, did the same thing last. There's added spice here too since leading players Lia Williams and Juliet Stevenson do not know which of Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots they will be playing until the beginning of the performance when it is decided with a coin toss. And so too, dear reader, must you decide...
Labels: Alan Williams, Alexander Cobb, Carmen Munroe, Daniel Rabin, David Jonsson, Eileen Nicholas, John Light, Juliet Stevenson, Lia Williams, Rudi Dharmalingam, Schiller, Sule Rimi, Vincent Franklin