It is Victorian London, and the gentleman Lovewitt has fled to avoid the cholera epidemic, Lovewitt leaves the trio of Subtle, Face, and Dol to use his home as their headquarters to part the greedy and the gullible of their wealth. Jonson’s famous comedy is a raucous story of magic, follies, vanities, and above all greed, brilliantly captured in this mysterious and dark Jacobean play.
After the fall of Troy, Aeneas and his men land on Carthage on their way to Lavinium, where they are offered food and shelter by Dido, Queen of Carthage. An intense love affair ensues between Dido and Aeneas, leaving their fates in the hands of the Gods. Marlowe’s play is a classical story of destiny, fate and love, in this brilliant and intimate production of Dido Queen of Carthage.
Something, indeed is very rotten in the state of Denmark at the Rose, Bankside.
To launch the Rose’s exciting 2013 Season, William Shakespeare’s Hamlet comes to The Rose for the first time since 1594!
A theatre in ruin, frost in the air and menace abroad, Hamlet is performed by a tight-knit ensemble of actors who will tear you from the intimacy of Hamlet’s mind to the epic nether-world of ghosts and damnation.