The duchess of malfi originally published as the tragedy of the dutchesse of malfy is a jacobean revenge tragedy written by english dramatist john webster in 1612 1613 it was first performed privately at the blackfriars theatre then later to a larger audience at the globe in 1613 1614. So it all starts out with our girl the duchess whos inherited her political position from her dead husband the former duke of malfi despite being a widow shes still a total babe and her steward antonio has noticed although hed never in a million years make a move on an aristocrat . The duchess of malfi takes place in italy mostly at the duchesss palace in malfi in the sixteenth century the duchess is a young widow whose two brothers ferdinand and the cardinal are visiting her from rome at the plays start antonio the manager of her household has just returned from . Step in to the rehearsal room with photos from the duchess of malfi directed by maria aberg with joan iyiola in the title role find out more 1960 2000 productions explore our previous productions of websters the duchess of malfi from 1960 2000 . Directed by dominic dromgoole with gemma arterton archie bradfield giles cooper david dawson from the globe theatre in london andrew marr presents a unique television premiere a new production of john websters bloody revenge tragedy the duchess of malfi performed in a perfect recreation of an early jacobean theatre lit entirely by candlelight the production evokes a murky world of
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