Equus

The Dark Secret Behind the Psychotic Theater



Equus is a play by Peter Shaffer written in 1973, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. The performance incorporated audience members on stage as witness to the unfolding psychological tale of violence and sexual repression.

Original Script: Peter Shaffer

Translation: Yang Shipeng

Directed by Yang Shipeng

Cast: Lee Lichun, Yin Zhaode, Ismene Ting, Ma Zhiqin, Qian Demen, Feng Yigang, Tao Chuanzheng, Fan Ruijun

Scenic and Lighting Design: Alan Kuang-yen Nieh

Costume and Makeup Design: Pamela Chin

Sound Design and Production: Tony Taylor

Produced by Nai-chu Ding

World Premier: 4/23/1994 National Theater, Taipei

Toured Cities: Chungli, Tainan, Taichung

 
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