Salome. Sexy X Sexy

I remember telling Stephen after rehearsal one day that the air in there feels like a sick zoo, and reminds me so much of Aubrey Beardsley’s illustrations of Wilde’s Salome.

 

 

Tom Dent as Namaan, the executioner
Tom Dent as Namaan, the executioner

 

 

Beardsley's illustration of Salome- Enter Herodias
Beardsley’s illustration of Salome- Enter Herodias

 

 

Nick Pelomis as Herodias
Nick Pelomis as Herodias

 

 

Alexandra Aldrich as Herod
Alexandra Aldrich as Herod

 

 

Peter Paltos as the Young Syrian
Peter Paltos as the Young Syrian

 

 

Zoe Boesen as the Page
Zoe Boesen as the Page

 

 

Genevieve Giuffre as John the Baptist
Genevieve Giuffre as John the Baptist

 

 

Paul Blenheim as Salome
Paul Blenheim as Salome

 

 

Tessa Leigh Woffenbuttell Pitt, my co-costume designer
Tessa Leigh Woffenbuttell Pitt, my co-costume designer

 

 

Meanwhile, go see Little Ones Theatre’s Salome at Malthouse’s Helium season.

 

 

 

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