The Spanish Tragedy

Modern performances

The Royal Shakespeare Company staged a production of the play in 1996–1998, directed by Michael Boyd.[20] The cast included Peter Wight as Hieronimo, Jeffry Wickham as the King of Spain, Paul Bentall as the Duke of Castille, Siobhan Redmond as Bel-imperia, and Deirdra Morris as Isabella.

An amateur production of The Spanish Tragedy was performed 2–6 June 2009 by students from Oxford University, in the second quad of Oriel College, Oxford.[21] Another amateur production was presented by the Hyperion Shakespeare Company 21–30 October 2010 with students from Harvard University in Harvard's New College Theatre.[22] In November 2012, Perchance Theatre in association with Cambridge University's Marlowe Society staged a site-specific production in King's College Chapel, Cambridge. In October/November 2013, the Baron's Men of Austin, TX performed the work in a near-uncut state, with period costumes and effects, at Richard Garriott's Curtain Theater, a mini replica of the Globe Theater. Another amateur production was presented by the Experimental Theater Board of Carleton College 27–29 May 2015.[23]

Other professional performances include a modern-dress production[24] staged at the Arcola Theatre in London in October–November 2009, directed by Mitchell Moreno,[25] with Dominic Rowan as Hieronimo, as well as a production in Belle Époque era costume, staged by Theatre Pro Rata[26] in Minneapolis in March 2010, directed by Carin Bratlie.

The play has never been filmed or staged on television.


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