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Surry Hills, NSW

The Master & Margarita at Belvoir Tickets

Magic, mayhem, and a book that can't be burnt. A literary classic lets fly at Belvoir!
The Master & Margarita at Belvoir  Tickets
The Master & Margarita at Belvoir : What to expect - 1
The Master & Margarita at Belvoir  Tickets

About The Master & Margarita at Belvoir

An actor enters with a battered copy of Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, and begins to read aloud from the opening chapter…

We’re in a city run by fools and mediocrities. Elites protect their power, thinkers squabble over trivia, everyone is consumed by greed and materialism. And sitting on a park bench in this city is the Devil himself. Why is he here?

The story that follows is wild, joyful and magnificent. The tale unfurls from ancient Galilee to Stalin’s Moscow, via a giant talking cat, a mad novelist, a ruthless officer of the secret police… At its centre is Margarita, who has to become a witch in order to save a lost manuscript – and us all.

Written in secret in the gloom of repression, passed around under the nose of the state police, The Master and Margarita became a legend long before it was published. Now it is a phenomenon of world literature, celebrated for its insistence that love and imagination (and perhaps public nudity...) will always triumph over those who want to shut us down.

Run time

To be confirmed

Start date

November 11th, 2023

End date

December 17th, 2023

Categories

Age

Recommended Age: 12yrs+

Venue

Belvoir St Theatre - Upstairs Theatre

25 Belvoir St, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia, 2010

Directions

GETTING TO THE VENUE: Belvoir St Theatre is centrally located in Surry Hills, at 25 Belvoir Street, and close to a lot of major public transport.

BY TRAIN: The theatre is a five-minute walk from the Devonshire St/Chalmers St exit of Central Station.

BY LIGHT RAIL: The theatre is also a five-minute walk from Surry Hills Light Rail Stop and approximately seven-minute uphill walk from Chalmers Street Light Rail Stop.

BY BUS: Buses travel along Chalmers St, Elizabeth St and Cleveland St.

BY CAR: There is no onsite parking, but limited timed parking is available on the streets around the theatre. On Sundays parking is unlimited.

More information about The Master & Margarita at Belvoir

"In the darkest days of the first lockdown we gathered a group of actors and read aloud from this book. Magic happened. Bulgakov was first and foremost a playwright. Banned from the theatre, he let his theatrical imagination run riot in a secret novel. We’re turning it back into theatre, and we can’t wait to show it to you." – Eamon Flack (Artistic Director)

Adapter and Director: Eamon Flack

Original Author: Mikhail Bulgakov

Lighting Designer: Nick Schlieper

Costume Designer: Romaine Harper

Sound Designer and Composer: Stefan Gregory

Choreographer: Elle Evangelista

Cast: Paula Arundell, Rebecca Massey, Mark Winter and Josh Price

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