by August Strindberg, a version by Frank McGuinnessLandmark Productions
Following Edward Albee’s The Goat and David Harrower’s Blackbird, Landmark presented another explosive masterpiece. Written over a century ago, and brought vividly to life in Frank McGuinness’ thrilling version, Strindberg’s portrayal of power, class struggle and the strength of sexual desire is one of the great classics of world theatre.
The multi-award-winning cast included Declan Conlon as Jean, Mary Murray as Kristin and Catherine Walker as Miss Julie.
CASTJean Declan ConlonKristin Mary MurrayMiss Julie Catherine WalkerServants on the Estate Sarah Allen, Jennifer Barrett, Patrick Byrne, Maurice Dunford, David Fennelly, Sarah Fullam, Ciara Goss, James Kelly, Sarah Jane Kinlen, Sumeeta Kumar, Marc McCabe, Jane McGrath, Anna Sheils McNamee, Fiona Moon, Camille Lucy Ross, Simon Stewart, Francis-Xavier Edidiong Usanga, Thomas Ward
CREATIVEDirector Michael Barker-CavenDesigner Joe VanekLighting Designer Sinéad Wallace
★★★★ ‘Frank McGuinness’s gripping version ... Walker’s vivid portrayal of Miss Julie … riveting’The Guardian
‘a class act … breathtaking pitch of emotional intensity’ Irish Mail on Sunday
‘a triumph … this is sobering, powerful theatre, absolutely absorbing and a joy to reflect on’Sunday Independent
‘an extraordinarily fluent and very earthy adaptation’ The View