A NATIONAL THEATRE, WISE CHILDREN, BRISTOL OLD VIC AND YORK THEATRE ROYAL CO-PRODUCTION
IN ASSOCIATION WITH BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATER
In a production shot through with music, dance, passion, and hope, Emma Rice (Brief Encounter, Tristan & Yseult) transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into an intoxicating story of revenge for our time. Rescued from the Liverpool docks as a child, Heathcliff is taken to live at Wuthering Heights, where he finds a kindred spirit in Catherine, and a fierce love ignites. When they are forced apart, a brutal chain of events is unleashed.
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY Emily Brontë
ADAPTED AND DIRECTED BY Emma Rice
The New York Times Critic's Pick:
"Emma Rice's glorious stage adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel is a feat of storytelling." - The New York Times
"Landing a first impression that distills the essence of a character is a rare art, and one of many things that the quick-witted, nimble-bodied company of Wise Children’s wondrous Wuthering Heights does exceptionally well." - The New York Times
Running time: Two hours and 50 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission.