Review Round Up: Faustus: That Damned Woman, Lyric Hammersmith

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Chris Bush’s gender swapped take on Doctor Faustus. Time Out: *** “Bush’s attempt to ‘fix’ Faustus by having its heroine pursue the opposite path to Marlowe’s ultimately creates fresh problems of its own. But McNee is excellent and at barely two hours, this is the sort of breezy… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Faustus: That Damned Woman

The Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre co-production will play at the London theatre before heading on a UK tour. Initial casting has been confirmed for Caroline Byrne’s upcoming production , which will play at the Lyric Hammersmith from the 22nd January until the 22nd February. It has been announced that Jodie McNee (Venice Preserved, Anatomy of… Read More

NEWS: Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announce Faustus: That Damned Woman

Headlong and the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre have confirmed the new play from Chris Bush will premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in January 2020. Caroline Byrne is set to direct the play which draws upon the works of Marlowe, Goethe, and other versions of the Faustus myth that will… Read More

Review Round Up: All’s Well That Ends Well, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Caroline Byrne directs this new production of Shakespeare’s tale of rebellion and determination. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Helena has lost and buried her father. Now an orphan – and an outsider – she pines for the love of Bertram, the son of her adopted family. He too is reeling from the… Read More

Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Casting for The Taming of The Shrew

Casting for Caroline Byrne’s The Taming of the Shrew at the Shakespeare’s Globe has been confirmed.  The production will feature an all Irish company, marking the centenary of the Easter rising by revisiting 1916 Ireland and remembering the role that women played in the fight for independence. Two sisters are being married off. Bianca is… Read More