The Rose will take part in MERGE Bankside for the very first time, we are presenting performances at midnight on each Friday of the Festival, again another first!
RENDEZOUS AT MIDNIGHT – 18th September to 18th October 2015
Encounter one: First Night Out! Friday 18th September
RECKLESS the first ever midnight performance at the Rose.
Encounter Two: A night with the Elizabethans. Friday 25th September
Mystic and madness at midnight with scenes from Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth, Christopher Marlowe’s Dr Faustus and Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist.
Encounter Three: Shakespeare re-imagined. Friday 2nd October
Tonight focuses on the power struggle between lovers and enemies with scenes from Shakespeare’s Othello,The Taming of the Shrew, Coriolanus and Antony & Cleopatra.
Encounter Four: Shakespeare & classical music. Friday 9th October
An evening with classical music and opera scenes and arias around Shakespeare. (1hour)
Encounter Five: Twelfth Night – A Gender Experiment. Friday 16th October
A gala of scenes…The only chance to see all four gender castings ofTwelfth Night on the stage in one night.