Faustus That Damned Woman Tour 2020

Last Updated on 20th April 2020

Faustus: That Damned Woman Tour – Chris Bush’s new play will be presented by Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 2020.

Faustus That Damed Woman Tour 2020

Faustus: That Damned Woman, a new play from award-winning theatre-maker Chris Bush co-produced by Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Caroline Byrne directs this radical new work in which the iconic character of Faustus is reimagined as a woman who makes the ultimate sacrifice to traverse centuries and alters the course of history. Katherine Carlton, Alicia Charles, Emmanuella Cole, Barnaby Power and Tim Samuels, join the previously announced Jodie McNee as Johanna Faustus and Danny Lee Wynter as Mephistopheles to complete the cast.

Faustus That Damned Woman Tour
The cast of Faustus That Damned Woman Tour.

The creative team for the production will include set designer Ana Inés Jabares-Pita, costume designer Line Bech, lighting designer Richard Howell, sound and composition designer Giles Thomas and video and projection designer Ian William Galloway.

This is the first work to be commissioned as part of Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre’s long-term commitment to commissioning and producing work of scale by women playwrights. The play will premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre on 22 January 2020 before touring.


22 January – 22 February 2020
Lyric Hammersmith London

26 February – 7 March 2020
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Bristol Old Vic

24 – 28 March 2020
Leeds Playhouse

31 March – 4 April 2020
Northern Stage

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