Theatre Royal Stratford East

March 2018

DirectorThomas Guthrie

ConductorCharles Peebles

DesignerRaphaé Memon

Lighting SupplierWhite Light

British premiere of Charles Gounod's rarely performed opera Polyeucte, based on the Corneille play ‘Saint Polyeuctus’, it tells a tragic story of Christian martyrdom in defiance of the all-powerful powerful Roman Empire.

strikingly lit by Alex Forey — Yehuda Shapiro, Opera

Photos by Teo Della Torre