Schiller's Intrigue/Love at Southwark Playhouse 20 July
the faction theatre presents Schiller's Intrigue / Love, a new version by Daniel Millar and Mark Leipacher, at The Southwark Playhouse, a fringe venue in south London, from 20 July to 7 Aug 2010.
Directed by Mark Leipacher, designed by Oliver Townsend, lighting by Matthew Graham.
Cast includes Steven Blake, Richard Delaney, Cerith Flinn, Gareth Fordred, Alice Henley, Derval Mellett, Daniel Millar, Kate Sawyer
Unable to conceal their desire for each other, Ferdinand and Louisa – a noble soldier and the daughter of a lowborn musician – are at odds with their entire society. An ambitious President is threatened, a powerful countess is rejected, a violinist is driven to a breakdown and the slick political operator, Worm, is hired to plot their separation.