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How acclaimed actress Kanapi will attack the role of Mephistopheles is a question worth answering with another viewing of this 'Faust.
For much of the play, Faustus forgoes human compnionship for friendship with Mephistopheles.
The supernatural feats performed by Mephistopheles and his theatrical successors are not the far-fetched marvels found in fantastical tales.
Mit der traditionellen Losung der Faustbucher, Mephistopheles durch Fausts bewusste Beschworung einzufuhren, wollte sich Goethe offenbar nicht zufriedengeben.
If George could sing, he would be a natural, with two horns on his head, to play Mephistopheles in 'The Damnation of Faust': that is called type casting.
55pm) | Motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blaze sells his soul to diabolical Mephistopheles to save the life of his father.
Partly because she is playing the role of Mephistopheles, which is highly unusual for an actress, but also because it has finally brought her into the fold at the Citizens Theatre.
Doctor Faustus, restless for knowledge, forsakes scholarship for magic and makes a pact with the Devil: if the veil spirit Mephistopheles will serve him for 24 years, Faustus will yield his soul to the Devil after death.
Then came a march Mephistopheles and a dazzling xylophone feature named Lizteria, featuring Joe Whelan and Taneli Clarke that earned the best solo/feature award.
The name derives from the demon Mephistopheles, although the character is in no way sinister.
Faust makes a bet with Mephistopheles (the Devil) stating that the latter will not be able to make any moment so pleasurable that Faust will wish for Time to stop.
We had Sir Kenneth Branagh masquerading as the engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a key figure in the Industrial Revolution who featured in the ceremony as a sort of Mephistopheles figure.