Human sacrifice. Murder. Rape. Mutilation. Cannibalism and suicide. Beneath
Shakespeare’s first tragedy, the tale of an ancient Roman’s descent into madness, revenge
and redemption, is the careful crafting of the master. With Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare
questions the essence of sanity and explores humankind’s capacity for violence and
Audience Note: With more than a dozen violent deaths, this play contains a lot of blood,
gore and adult themes. We recommend leaving the kids and the faint of heart at home.