‘share his part thereof’: Sharing Roles in Theatre

  Imagine: you walk onto the stage as a performance starts. But you have no idea who you will be playing tonight. Such will be the case with the RSC’s upcoming production of Doctor Faustus. Both Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan walk on stage at the beginning of the show. They each light a match. They and the audience wait with quite literally abated breath. … Continue reading ‘share his part thereof’: Sharing Roles in Theatre