The Company of The Bacchae in 2016, Troilus and Cressida in 2014 and The Taming of the Shrew in 2017
“We are thrilled to be taking up a yearlong residency at The Greenwich Theatre, a venue that has such theatrical heritage. We begin with one of the most thematically modern plays of the classical cannon, a transfer of our 2017 production of Marlowe’s politically charged and sexually explosive Edward II.”
Ricky Dukes, Artistic Director
★★★★★ “A landmark production for a groundbreaking company”
J Waygood, Grumpy Gay Critic on 'Tis Pity She's a Whore
The company of Tamburlaine the Great in 2015, The Caucasian Chalk Circle in 2017 and Edward II in 2017
★★★★★ "This remains a visionary company who have once again brought us a stunning and thoughtful adaptation. Not to be missed.”
View from the Gods on Tamburlaine the Great
Artistic Director – Ricky Dukes
Associate Producer – Gavin Harrington-Odedra
Associate Director – Sara Reimers
Creative Associates –
Heather Doole, Nick Kent, Adam Trigg, Ina Berggren.
Associate Actors – Robin Holden, Alice Brown, Gemma Beaton, Elly Lowney, Lewis Davidson, Paula James, Stephen MacNeice, Danny Solomon, Colette O’Rourke, Prince Plockey, Kerry Willison Parry.
Gavin joined Lazarus in 2010 as assistant director for Hecuba at The New Diorama Theatre. Since joining Lazarus, Gavin has Directed, associate directed and associate produced over 30 productions. Particular highlights include: Electra, 2011, As You Like It, 2012 and Richard III, 2013 and The Bacchae in 2016.
Gavin studied Theatre Studies and Anatomy at the University of Otago.
He co-founded Grimmace theatre company in 2004 which produced productions of Physical Theatre around New Zealand before touring to Asia and Europe in 2008.
Sara joined Lazarus in 2013 as Assistant Director on The Tragedy of Mariam at the Tristan Bates Theatre. Since then she has worked on 12 productions with the company in the roles of dramaturge and associate director. For Lazarus’ 2017 season she directed The Taming of the Shrew at the Jack Studio Theatre, Brockley.
Sara has a PhD in Shakespeare and is currently a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Drama Department at Royal Holloway, University of London.
★★★★★ “Pushed the boundaries of the audience’s imagination
– it swept me off my feet”
Ginger Wig & Strolling Man on The Beggar's Opera
The company of The Women of Troy in 2012, Richard III in 2014 and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore in 2016.
★★★★★ “The Caucasian Chalk Circle is an exciting and engrossing piece of theatre… The overall effect is amazing”
Matthew Pronchick, The Upcoming on The Caucasian Chalk Circle