Most theatre goers are familiar with walking through the auditorium doors and having anywhere between some and no idea of what they’re about to see. Now imagine being an actor, preparing for the show ahead, uncertain of which part you’re going to play. Precisely. This is the situation that befalls Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan under the watchful direction of Maria Aberg – a mammoth feat considering the behemoth that are the roles of Faustus and Mephistophilis. In whose hands have they left this decision – god, or the devil?
This article was first published on The Arbuturian. For the full article please see here.