The Alchemist

This specific production does not yet have a description, but the play itself does:

The Alchemist is a comedy by English playwright Ben Jonson. First performed in 1610 by the King’s Men, it is generally considered Jonson’s best and most characteristic comedy; Samuel Taylor Coleridge claimed that it had one of the three most perfect plots in literature. The play’s clever fulfillment of the classical unities and vivid depiction of human folly have made it one of the few Renaissance plays (except the works of Shakespeare) with a continuing life on stage (except for a period of neglect during the Victorian era).

Cast & Crew

Cast

Abel Drugger, a Tobacconist
Ananias, a Deacon
Dame Pliant, a Widow
Dapper, a Clerk
Dol Common
Face, the Housekeeper
Kastril, the Angry Boy
Lovewit, Owner of the House
Lovewit, Owner of the House
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Neighbour
Pertinax Surly, a Gamester
Sir Epicure Mammon, a Knight
Subtle, the Alchemist
Tribulation Wholesome, a Pastor

Crew

Assistant Production Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Assistant to the Designer
Assistant to the Designer
Assistant to the Designer
Assistant to the Lighting Designer
Company Voice Work
Costume Supervisor
Deputy Stage Manager
Design Associate
Designer
Director
Double Bass
Drums
Keyboard Programming
Keyboard Programming
Lighting Designer
Music
Music Director/Keyboard
Percussion
Percussion
Production Manager
Production Photographer
Sound Designer
Staff Director
Stage Manager
Tenor and Baritone Saxophones
Textual Adviser

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Observations

  1. On 2nd June 2010 at 9:35 p.m., Owen McKnight noted:

    John Burgess had to withdraw from this production. His role was taken by Julian Curry.

  2. On 3rd June 2010 at 11:44 p.m., Sharon Mail noted:

    It was Ian Richardson’s National Theatre debut but also, sadly, his last stage role.

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