Theatre Glasgow: Miss Julie, The Citz, 6 – 15th February
Flirting and Fighting at the Citizens Theatre
6 Feb 2014 to 15 Feb 2014
A flirtatious contest for power becomes a vicious struggle for survival. With Sherlock’s Louise Brealey. Only 9 performances!
In the oppressive heat of summer, Julie is drawn into a dangerous game with her father’s butler, John. As the night wears on, the couple from opposite ends of the social spectrum, flirt and fight towards an explosive conclusion.
A thrilling upstairs-downstairs liaison, played out against a background of industrial and social unrest, August Strindberg’s masterpiece is relocated to 1920s Scotland in this powerful new version of the classic European play. Louise Brealey, star of the BBC’s Sherlock takes the title role of Miss Julie.
Zinnie Harris has written extensively for theatre and television including the acclaimed The Wheel, Further than the Furthest Thing, Midwinter, Fall and the BBC’s Spooks.
A new version by Zinnie Harris, based on Strindberg’s play
Prices: £19.50 (concessions available)
Box Office 429 0022
Information and booking http://citz.co.uk/whatson/info/miss_julie/
“What happens between John and Julie is horrifying – something putatively domestic suddenly feels like Greek tragedy”
Louise Brealey in The Guardian
Photo: Eoin Carey
Citizens Theatre, 119 Gorbals Street, Glasgow, G5 9DS
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