Blood of ancient nobility and son of the most powerful statesman in the land, Ferdinand is willing to forsake his fortune for the love of Luise, daughter of a humble musician. But in a world governed by deception and greed, where power is everything, their future happiness and liberty are beyond their control.
Schiller's masterpiece of power and politics explores the battle between honour and corruption, between truth and betrayal.
Previews began at the Donmar Warehouse on 8 Jun 2011.
Opening night is 13 Jun 2011.The production runs at the Donmar through 30 July 2011.