Don Carlos

  • Main Auditorium
  • Tue 6 Nov - Sat 17 Nov
  • A Rose Theatre Kingston, Exeter Northcott and Nuffield Southampton Theatres co-production in association with ARA
    By Friedrich Schiller | Translated by Robert David MacDonald | Directed by Gadi Roll

Robert David MacDonald


Robert David MacDonald (1929-2004) was a playwright, translator and director. He was co-director of the Citizens' Theatre Company, Glasgow and wrote fifteen plays for the company including Dracula, Camille, De Sade Show, Chinchilla, No Orchids For Miss Blandish, Summit Conference, A Waste Of Time, Don Juan, Webster, Anna Karenina, and Conundrum.

As a translator he translated/adapted over seventy operas and plays from ten different languages, including such operas as, The Threepenny Opera (Glasgow/ENO North); Tamerlano, Flight From The Harem, The Barber Of Seville, Aida (WNOC); Marschner's Vampire!, Cosi Fan Tutti (Hintlesham); and plays, Figaro, Orpheus, The Human Voice, Conversation At Night, Achterloo, Shadow Of Angels, The Balcony, The Blacks, The Screens, The Government Inspector, Tasso, Faust I & II, Brand, Hedda Gabler, Maskerade, The House Of Bernada Alba, School For Wives, Don Juan, Enrico Four, Phedra, Mary Stuart, The Seagull, Around The World In Eighty Days, Lulu and Clavigo.