A Menier Chocolate Factory & Theatr Clwyd co-production.
Tennessee Williams' Deep South American drama is directed by Theatr Clwyd’s Artistic Director Tamara Harvey (Home I'm Darling - National Theatre/Duke of York's). Orpheus Descending
began its life as Battle of Angels
in 1940, and was first performed on Broadway in 1957. In 1959, Sidney Lumet directed the film adaptation, The Fugitive Kind starring Marlon Brando and Anna Magnani.
"A reminder of how much we owe Tennessee Williams"
"Seth Numrich is mesmerising"
"Hattie Morahan is fascinating to watch"
"In the final dramatic moments… you could hear nothing but gasps"
"A fiery portrait of guilt, solitude and vicious bigotry"
ORPHEUS DESCENDING is presented by special arrangement with The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.
Tuesday - Saturday 8pm
Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm
Additional performance on Monday 13th May 8pm
No matinees on Saturday 11th May, Sunday 12th May & Sunday 19th May
We are delighted to offer a range of ticket prices, from discounted preview tickets to Premier seats, with the emphasis on
"The sooner you book, the better the price"