20:15, Tue 7th September 2021 - Sat 11th September 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
14:15, Tue 14th September 2021 - Sat 18th September 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
21:00, Tue 21st September 2021 - Sat 25th September 2021 at Royal Opera House, London
The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for power and knowledge. Doctor Faustus was first published in 1604, eleven years after Marlowe's death and at least twelve years after the first performance of the play.
"No Elizabethan play outside the Shakespeare canon has raised more controversy than Doctor Faustus. There is no agreement concerning the nature of the text and the date of composition... and the centrality of the Faust legend in the history of the Western world precludes any definitive agreement on the interpretation of the play..."