Got your tickets yet for Oranges & Elephants, the brilliant new musical set in and premiering at London’s Grade II -listed Victorian music hall gem, Hoxton Hall, this month? Catch up on casting news – and a fascinating interview with author Lil Warren – and then get booking!
In 2018’s centenary year of female suffrage, London’s Hoxton Hall presents “Female Parts”, its spring programme curated and produced by female artists from across the UK and internationally, placing women at the centre of a varied contemporary body of work.
Salome takes place in an altogether different age and the archaic language and prosaic story arc reflect this. The title character is both victim and victimiser, and Wilde plays strongly on the young woman’s hypersexualisation in the eyes of her stepfather Herod and his followers.
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