VENICE PRESERVED AT THE RSC


It's always fun to see a piece of classic theatre revised and adapted for the modern world, and even more so when the play in question has previously flown fully under your radar. Venice Preserved is one of these. And the RSC’s take on the 17th century tragedy is, to put it mildly, visually and emotionally staggering.

Its import to note by the way that I didn’t know it was a tragedy going in... I try not to read too much about a play before s