‘Sappho’ in Shakespeare’s Rose

http _jux-user-files-prod.s3.amazonaws.com_2012_12_31_12_19_27_990_Sappho_Image_copy4_678x1024Jane Griffiths’ Australian Research Council supported play, Sappho in 9 fragments, first played in a pub (The Stork), then an old brewery (Malthouse Theatre). Now it’s gone one better, and in a new UK production that has been critically acclaimed as ‘remarkable’, ‘outstanding’ and ‘inspirational’, is playing at London’s Rose Theatre on  the archaeological remains of Shakespeare’s, Marlowe’s and Kyd’s first venue. After its London run, the production tours to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Edinburgh.