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The Grand Inquisitor

Adapted by Marie Helene Estienne

Venue Tivoli Theatre
Date 10 Oct - 13 Oct 10.00pm
14 Oct 6.00pm
Duration 55 mins (no interval)



Directed by Peter Brook
Cast Bruce Myers

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'The Grand Inquisitor' Proudly supported by<br><br>French Embassy in Ireland

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From The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoyevsky

 
Legendary theatre director Peter Brook returns to the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival for the first time since Le Costume in 2001 with The Grand Inquisitor - a gripping monologue in which Bruce Myers both narrates and plays the title role.
 
Based on an extract from The Brothers Karamazov, the veteran actor takes us back 500 years to Seville during the worst excesses of the Spanish Inquisition. In this chilling parable on religious faith and freedom of choice, hundreds of heretics are being burned at the stake, when hope suddenly returns with the arrival of a Christ-like figure who cures the sick and raises the dead…
 
Performed in English
 
"50-minute tour de force" The Observer
 
           
           
       
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