A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original.
God and Mephistopheles make a bet on who can win the soul of Dr Faust. The good doctor signs a contract that offers him boundless knowledge and sensual gratification – but on one condition…
Faust: Parts I and II was designed to be performed in two parts of two and a half hours each, but can also be cut to make one long play.
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