25 Mar 2011

Monteverdi The Return of Ulysses, ENO/ Young Vic


By Edward Seckerson [The Independent, 25 March 2011]
Human Frailty wears a latex mask and a dog-collar - a plaything of his cruel masters, Time, Fortune, and Love. Eye and mouth holes are crudely cut out of the mask as if perhaps to conceal horrific injuries beneath.