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Lazarus Theatre returns to Oscar Wilde’s once-banned erotic classic Salome for a third time. Terri Paddock finds out why

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How far are you willing to go to get what you most desire? That’s the question at the bloody heart of Salome. And it’s a question that so fascinates Lazarus Theatre that they’re now having a third go at Oscar Wilde’s provocative 1891 tragedy based on the Biblical tale.

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THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA – Touring

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Shakespeare’s early plays are often problematic, with the bawdier comedies such as The Comedy of Errors the faults are hidden within some gloriously silly slapstick, but in The Two Gentlemen Of Verona (quite possibly the first play in Will’s canon) the flaws are writ large. Nonetheless, Shakespeare’s Globe’s gloriously silly touring production makes for a largely enjoyable evening.

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA – Touring

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Matt MerrittLeave a Comment

Shakespeare’s early plays are often problematic, with the bawdier comedies such as The Comedy of Errors the faults are hidden within some gloriously silly slapstick, but in The Two Gentlemen Of Verona (quite possibly the first play in Will’s canon) the flaws are writ large. Nonetheless, Shakespeare’s Globe’s gloriously silly touring production makes for a largely enjoyable evening.