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Cheek by Jowl reunite with Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre to present Beaumont’s subversive meta-drama. A disturbing farce centuries ahead of its time, it subtly asks questions all the more relevant today: what is art for? Who is art for? See more

“A whirlwind anthem to theatre and why we need it now”

Le Figaro
21–22 May 2019Moscow, Pushkin Drama Theatre, RussiaTickets
5–8 June 2019London, Barbican, UKTickets
27 June 2019 Moscow, Pushkin Drama Theatre, Russia Tickets
4 August 2019Gdańsk, Gdański Teatr Szekspirowski, Poland Tickets
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Peter Rykov and Company. Photograph: Johan Persson.

Performing around the world since 2013, Cheek by Jowl’s Russian-language production of Shakespeare’s ‘problem play’ with Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre is a dissection of the nature of justice, shame and love asking unsettling questions about how we are governed and exploring the complex relationships between those in power, and ordinary citizens. See more

“An immaculate production – trenchant, compelling, and stunning – the entire company are breathtaking”

Vash Dosug
5 October 2019 Moscow, Pushkin Drama Theatre, RussiaTickets
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For their first Italian-language production, Cheek by Jowl’s co-Artistic Directors Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod stage Middleton’s The Revenger’s Tragedy with the Piccolo Teatro Milano. In an Italian court, a violent, intense story of betrayal and revenge plays out. See more

“Declan Donnellan reveals this lavish, decadent, perverse world in a frenetic and astonishing dance.”

Corriere della Sera
29-30 June 2019Saint Petersburg, Theatre Olympics, Russia Tickets
22-28 February 2020Milan, Piccolo Teatro, ItalyTickets

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