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The Master and Margarita


An adaptation of the classic novel by Mikhail Bulgakov in which the devil pays a visit to 1930’s Moscow.

A Complicité co-production with the Barbican, London, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Wiener Festwochen, Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen and Festival d’Avignon in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth.

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“An extraordinary and thrilling production” The Telegraph
“This is a wild, strange evening…it yields great riches. Simon McBurney’s Complicite has done it again.” The Times
“A dazzling and penetrating evening” The Independent
“…McBurney matches Bulgakov’s literary achievement, toe-to-toe, with a theatrical one. He is surely one of our most powerful contemporary myth-makers.” New Statesman
“The best ensemble playing you will ever see” Wall Street Journal
“The Master and Margarita is masterly…[a] phenomenal production” The Observer
Time Out
City AM
Evening Standard


Barbican, London
Festival de Otoño en Primavera, Madrid
Wiener Festwochen
Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen
Holland Festival
Festival D'Avignon
Grec Festival, Barcelona
Barbican, London
MC93 Bobigny, Paris
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