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"A profoundly seminal work"

The Guardian

A new version of Strindberg's seminal work by Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Night Alive, Girl From The North Country), commissioned by the Donmar Warehouse. A precursor to modern classics such as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf and works by Ionesco and Samuel Beckett. This world-premiere by one of Ireland's most celebrated playwrights starred Daniel Lapaine (CatastropheZero Dark Thirty), Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Indira Varma (Game Of Thrones, Obi-Wan Kenobi).



The Dance of Death played at Donmar at Trafalgar Studios December 2012 - Jan 2013

writer Conor McPherson

director Titas Halder

set & costume Richard Kent

lighting Richard Howell

composition & sound design Alex Baranowski

producer Donmar Warehouse

cast Daniel Lapaine, Kevin McNally, Indira Varma


Kevin McNally in The Dance of Death

Photo: Simon Kane



"Shockingly Funny"

Sunday Times


"Utter torment and terrific to watch"

The Times


"A grotesque comedy"

The Guardian

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