Newman College Drama Academy presents

Woyzeck

Wednesday 10th May

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by Georg Buchner
Performed by Newman College Drama Academy
Directed by Graham Hammett & Harry Dibbs

Woyzeck has become one of the most performed and influential plays in the German theatre repertory. Written between 1835 and 1837; it was discovered and published posthumously in 1879 as Wozzek and first performed in 1913. 

Woyzeck is a religious man preoccupied with sin and guilt. An army barber, he endures psychological humiliation by his captain and physical experimentation by his doctor to make extra money for Marie, his common-law wife, and their child. Woyzeck is jealous of Marie’s affair with a drum major. Filled with rage, he explodes into violence.

Büchner based Woyzeck on an account of an actual murder case in which a soldier killed his mistress in a jealous frenzy and was subsequently the object of medical controversy regarding his sanity.

Age 13+
Run time 90 minutes

Cast (in alphabetical order):
Sunny Andrews
Evie Bergwerf
Yasmin Buckingham
Eva Cassidy
Julia Czubrychowska
Zsolt Hunor Cser
Oscar Mason
Zack Muyeres
Miles Roberts
Benjamin Vincent
Fleur Whelan

 

Tickets

Full Price £7.50

Concession £5

Performances

DateDoorsStart

Wed 10th May1pm2pm

Wed 10th May6pm7pm

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