Lessing’s 18th-century masterpiece is a passionate plea for religious tolerance. This acclaimed version by Edward Kemp premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2003 and was revived at Hampstead Theatre in 2005.
Jerusalem, 1192. An uneasy stalemate exists between the Muslim forces of Saladin and the western Crusaders. Caught in the middle are the Jews. All sides respect Nathan for his wisdom and his wealth. But in a war-zone, no one is secure.