This epic play, with a cast of 50, tells the story of the Roman emperor Justinian and his attempt to restore “old” values to the empire in AD 351.
This is a new version by Ben Power of Henrik Ibsen’s little performed epic.
While it is a lesser-known piece, it was a favourite of the author.
This is a drama that questions the effect of what religion means—it could be interesting.
Emperor and Galilean by Henrik Ibsen
National Theatre, London until 10 August