All you theatre lovers get set
for a spine chilling experience! Onstage production of The Exorcist is simply
terrifying experience! The classic horror saga is all set to make its Westend
debut at the Phoenix Theatre this October. The show is adapted from William
Peter Blatty’s original novel which was first published almost forty five years
After a hugely successful run at
the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Exorcist is all set to give you a
remarkable horror time at the London Westend for a strictly limited season
under the spectacular production of Bill Kenwright. The novel was penned in
1971 and also regarded as one of the finest movies by William Friedkin. The
movie was released in the year 1973 starring Linda Blair and Ellen Burstyn. This
was also stated as one of the scariest movies of all time, as it has
prestigious two-time Academy Award-winning screenplay. Moreover, it is also
amongst the top ten all-time highest grossing films.
Story of The Exorcist is inspired
from a real life saga of a young girl, Regan. She is experiencing some strange
symptoms and is unable to diagnosed medically. As her mother Chris is left with
no other option, she desperately turned to the Church for help and convinced
Father Damien for his assistance to her. Both of them have to face a series of horrifying
events. The first stage production of the world premiere was in Los Angeles in
the year2012 and was adapted by John Pielmeier. The show made its reappearance in
the UK in 2016.
Under the brilliant direction of
Sean Mathias, whose recent credit includes No Man’s Land to the West End, the
show is an awesome experience. Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle designed the
show, as well as lighting design by Tim Mitchell and illusion design by Ben
Hart, with sound and original compositions by Adam Cork.
Phoenix theatre is all ready to host the
scariest of all the stories, The Exorcist for a limited run i.e. from October
20th to March 10th 2018. If you are vying for some supernatural experience then
go for The Exorcist.