Review: Miss Julie at York Theatre Royal

The setting of this play in 1940s Hong Kong is inspired. The festival of the longest day of the year in Sweden has been exchanged for the Chinese New Year. The 24 hours of daylight for the vibrancy of the Orient and the craziness which affects Julie at this time of year seems all the more powerful. Julie is the daughter of The Governor General who comes uninvited to visit the servants. Normal behaviour is reversed, status becomes confused and Julie dares to confront her own sexuality. Continue reading “Review: Miss Julie at York Theatre Royal”