©Joan Marcus
©Joan Marcus

Directed by

Simon McBurney

Adapted by

Simon McBurney, Mark Wheatley

Design

Rae Smith

Lighting

Paule Constable

Sound

Christopher Shutt

Music

Gerard McBurney

Original cast

Annabel Arden, Lilo Baur, Hayley Carmichael, Antonio Gil Martinez, Joyce Henderson, Eric Mallett, Stefan Metz, Clive Mendus, Cesar Sarachu, Matthew Scurfield

Revival cast

Cesar Sarachu, Matthew Scurfield, Annabel Arden, Clive Mendus, Charlotte Medcalf, Antonio Gil Marrinez, Bronagh Gallagher, Asta Sighvats, Eric Mallet, Stefan Metz

The Street of Crocodiles is based on the life and fictions of writer Bruno Schulz. Threaded round the story of Joseph, a Polish Jew growing up in the 1920s, the play evokes the vast landscapes of Schulz's imagination.

 

A co- production with the National Theatre

 

 

 

Tour

1999

London West End, Stockholm 

1998

New York, Toronto, Minneapolis, Tokyo.

1994

Bucharest, Budapest, Dijon, Quebec City, Cologne, Reykjavik, Marseille

1993

Sydney, Rochdale, Glasgow, Oxford, Winchester, Cambridge, Dundee, Edinburgh, Zurich

1992

National Theatre, London

Awards

1994

L'Academie Quebecoise du Theatre Award for Best Foreign Production

1994

Dublin Theatre Festival Award for Best Visiting Production

1993

Manchester Evening Standard Award for Best Visiting Production

1993

Barcelona Critics' Award for Best Foreign Production

1993

Four Laurence Olivier Award nominations: Best Play, Best Director of a Play (Simon McBurney), Best Lighting for a Play (Paule Constable), Best Choreography for a Play (Marcello Magni)

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