The Duchess of Malfi – HOME, Manchester

John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi is a highly underrated play that is rarely performed today. This Jacobean play is not an easy one to stage. It is horrifically, brutally violent, and incredibly uncomfortable to watch. As Shakespeare's contemporary, Webster's language can seem complex and quite outdated (there is a strange metaphor about tennis balls).... Continue Reading →

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