The Master and Margarita
Drama

Barbican

The Master and Margarita

15 Mar 2012 - 17 Apr 2012

£16.00 - £42.00

Pro reviewers rating
9 reviews

3.8 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
5 reviews

4.6 out of 5.0

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A man travels from Moscow to Yalta at the speed of light. A writer burns his novel. A woman goes to hell and back to save her lover. All the while, Pontius Pilate argues with Jesus about the nature of human worth.

The enigmas that bind Bulgakov’s violent, poetic maelstrom of a novel are one reason he is hailed as Russia’s greatest 20th Century novelist.

The graffiti that lines the walls, and the young men and women who haunt the stairwell to Bulgakov's flat in Moscow to this day are testimony to the fact that this work remains timeless, prescient and present.

 

Barbican [Off West End]

Reviews (5)    

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Complicite and Simon McBurney – the team behind such powerhouse productions as A Disappearing Number, Shun-kin and A Dog’s Heart - have unveiled another projection-heavy, magical-realism-tinged show which pushes the boundaries of what can be shown on a stage. Using cutting-edge projections from their own in-house team, they present their new adaptation of the Mikhail Bulgakov novel ‘The Mast...

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Cabe Franklin 24 Mar 2012

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