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An archive of the Hot News from 2008


Photos of Berkoff

Berkoff in Zoo Story- click for link

To celebrate Berkoff's 70th birthday The Guardian has a series of good photos of Steven including him in Albee's Zoo Story, above.  Click on the image for the photos.


Oedipus world premiere

berkoff oedipus- click for link

Blackeyed Theatre presents Landmark Production of Oedipus.  Berkoff´s Oedipus- little-known and never before performed- is a re-telling of the Greek tragedy, and though published in 2000 has never been produced until now.

Oedipus tours nationally in the UK:

13- 16 Feb 2008 Wilde Theatre, Bracknell
25 Feb 2008 Uppingham Theatre, Rutland
26 Feb 2008 Shotton Hall School Private performance
27 Feb 2008 Performing Arts Centre, Newcastle Royal Grammar School
28 Feb 2008 Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
29 Feb 2008 Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor
3 Mar 2008 Richmond College Private performance
4 Mar 2008 The Broadway, Barking
5- 6 Mar 2008 Mumford Theatre, Cambridge
11 Mar 2008 The Lights, Andover
12 Mar 2008 New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
13 Mar 2008 Marist School, Ascot Private performance
15 Mar 2008 Stahl Theatre, Oundle
17 Mar 2008 Gala Theatre, Durham
18 Mar 2008 Hexagon Theatre, Middlesbrough
19 Mar 2008 Riverhead Theatre, Louth
27 Mar 2008 Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

The director is Bart Lee, with a cast of Matthew Rowlands-Roberts, Alison George, Derek Elwood and Adrian McDougall.  The composer is Ron McAllister, designer Victoria Spearing, lighting designer Charlotte McClelland, producer Blackeyed Theatre.

Thanks to Adrian for the information and the photo.  Click on the image for more info.


Agamemnon in York, UK

Steven Berkoff Agamemnon

Steven Berkoff's translation of Agamemnon will run from 27 Nov-1 Dec 2007 at the York Theatre Royal. The director is Lisa Blair.  Aeschylus' play follows Agamemnon's return from the infamous battle of Troy, along with the implications of the violent actions that surrounded the war. Steven Berkoff's free and modern translation integrates old and contemporary concepts to create a timeless portrayal of conflict, lust and possession in an increasingly relevant commentary on our time.  Thanks to Lisa for the information.


The Secret Love Life of Ophelia in Boston, USA

Nora Theatre Company presents The Secret Love Life of Ophelia at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre from 13-30 Sept 2007.  The director is Wesley Savick.  Click on the image for more details.


The Fall of the House of Usher in Cambridge, UK

Steven Berkoff The Fall of the House of Usher- click for link

Homerton Amateur Theatrical Society presents The Fall of the House of Usher.  It is at the ADC Theatre from 30 Oct- 3 Nov 2007. Click on the image for more details.

Graft in Brighton UK

George Dillon Graft

George Dillon revives his highly recommended Graft, based on Berkoff short stories.  It is on in Brighton 25-26 Nov 2008 at the Brighton Pavilion.  Recommended.


Requiem for Ground Zero

Requiem for ground zero

Steven Berkoff reads his poem about 911.  It is on the Brighton Dome on 20 Nov 2008.  Recommended.

East in Durham, UK

Steven Berkoff  East- click for link

Fountains Theatre Company and Durham Student Film present a multimedia performance of Steven Berkoff's East.  It is on at The Assembly Rooms Theatre, Durham University from 13- 15 Nov 2008.  Click on the image for more details.



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