On a single day in 1920s London, Clarissa Dalloway prepares to throw a party for her high-society friends.
On the same day, in the same city, First World War veteran Septimus Warren Smith seeks help from the ruling class that Clarissa entertains.
Forward Arena present a fast-paced, dynamic staging of Virginia Woolf‘s classic tale, in a bold new version by Hal Coase (Callisto: a queer epic).
Sporadically bold take on Virginia Woolf’s landmark novel
The cast give a spirited performance
Their multiple voices and personas create a confused cacophony rather than a polyphonic orchestra of inner and outer worlds
The tiny cast is near-impeccable...Emma D’Arcy is a powerhouse in several roles
Arresting, if sometimes hectic, adaptation of Virginia Woolf's circadian novel