Month: June 2010

Women Beware Women (National Theatre, 5th June 2010)

Marianne Elliott is a really thoughtful director who considers very carefully the aesthetic of a production.  I felt that she has done a really good job with  Middleton’s macabre  Women Beware Women, and her choice of twentieth-century Italian costumes works very well.   Central to the play is the game of chess between Leantio’s mother and Livia.  The game becomes a metaphor…

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