In 1933, French society was rocked by Christine and Léa Papin’s brutal murder of their employer. The incident loosely inspired Jean Genet’s 1947 play, which uses that power struggle to starkly challenge identity constructs. Jamie Lloyd’s suitably unflinching revival benefits from a salty Benedict Andrews and Andrew Upton translation, and features an added layer of topical resonance by casting of actresses of colour as the downtrodden servants.
- @mrdavidjays Although that's kind of a Dylan experience in itself... 1 hour ago
- @mrdavidjays Exactly - it fit his determined stoicism. I've just been reminded he did the Phantom film: youtube.com/watch?v=N2iU8X… 1 hour ago
- @mrdavidjays And oh god yes - one of the performances of 2017 1 hour ago