Music. Power. Jealousy.
Following a 5* sell-out run last year, Amadeus returns to the Olivier, with a fantastic cast.
Vienna: the music capital of the world.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Adam Gillen), a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to stir the classes. Awestruck by his genius but disappointed by his behaviour, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.
5* A note-perfect production. Fresh, vital and musically inventive-Daily Telegraph
5* A thrillingly fresh and imaginative revival-Independent
Epic. Wonderful. A stupendous revival-Time Out