A dazzling, shocking piece of storytelling from one of the greatest writers of the last two hundred years.
Salome, step-daughter of King Herod, agrees to perform the mysterious dance of the seven veils but demands in return the head of the Kind’s most infamous prisoner. The head of John the Baptist.
The savage power of ancient myth erupts into the modern world in Oscar Wilde’s dazzling drama. Shimmering poetry combines with unforgettable theatrical images in a vivid contemporary production of this rarely-seen masterpiece.
Headlong’s recent work includes the critically acclaimed productions of Six Characters in Search of an Author (West End), and ENRON (West End/Broadway).