Robert Icke will direct his new play The Doctor, which is freely adapted by Arthur Schnitzler’s 1912 play Professor Bernhardi, at the Almeida Theatre in August, it has been announced. Schnitzler’s play is set in 1900 Vienna, and explores antisemitism and Austrian-Jewish identity. It was banned in Austria until the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian empire, and was last performed in London at the Arcola Theatre in 2005.
The Doctor Tickets
First, do no harm.
(noun) one who mends or repairs; in popular current use, applied to any medical practitioner. Also a traditional healer or diviner.
(verb) to treat so as to alter the appearance or character of; to falsify, tamper with, disguise.
Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke and Juliet Stevenson reunite at the Almeida for their third collaboration, following Mary Stuart and Hamlet.