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Metamorphosis ()

Produced by

Lyric Hammersmith Production and Vesturport

Presented by

Mirvish Productions

Writer: Franz Kafka
Adapter: David Farr and Gisli Orn Gardarsson
Co-Directors: David Farr and Gisli Orn Gardarsson


The Royal Alexandra Theatre


January 28th, 2014 – March 9th, 2014


Kafka’s terrifying but bizarrely comic story¬†Metamorphosis¬†bursts onto the stage in a theatrically explosive new version. The ordinary, unremarkable life of the Samsa family is turned upside down when their son, Gregor, the sole provider for the family, emerges one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed in to a giant insect.¬†(Programme)


Bjorn Thors Gregor
Unnur Osp Stefansdottir Greta
Tom Mannion Herman
Edda Arnljotsdottir Lucy
Vikingur Kristjansson Herr Stiethl / Herr Fischer

Creative Team

Franz Kafka Writer
David Farr Adapter
Gisli Orn Gardarsson Adapter
David Farr Co-Director
Gisli Orn Gardarsson Co-Director
Borkur Jonsson Designer
Nick Cave Composer
Warren Ellis Composer
Bjorn Helgason Lighting Designer
Nick Manning Sound Designer
Brenda Murphy Costume Designer


Sigurvald Ivar Helgason Sound Engineer
Dyri Jonsson Producer
Dianne Woodrow Stage Manager
Loreen Gibson Assistant Stage Manager


Mike Puhacz Head Carpenter
John Still Head Electrician
Guy Gualtieri Head of Properties
Blair Egglestone Head of Flies