Click Banner For More Info See All Sponsors

  • Share this thread on:
  • Follow: No Email   
  • Thread Tools
  1. TopTop #1
    RialtoMelissa's Avatar
    RialtoMelissa
     

    The Stratford Festival: Coriolanus


    When
    Thursday, April 25th;7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Where 6868 McKinley St, Sebastopol
    Cost $18 - $26 plus service fee
    Event Website Add to Google Calendar

    Staged at the Stratford Festival and named on many 2018 year-end critics "best of" lists, the Stratford Festival's "riveting" and "exhilarating" (The New York Times) production of Shakespeare's Coriolanus, has been called "the show of the decade... a landmark production for the Stratford Festival. Maybe for William Shakespeare, too" (The Globe and Mail), and "the greatest contemporary staging of this play that I have ever seen" (Chicago Tribune).

    The production is directed by genre-defying theatre artist Robert Lepage and stars Andre Sills, "a magnetic and imposing actor" (The New York Times), with a stellar cast delivering "performances that send shivers down the spine" (The Globe and Mail). Lepage takes the story of the rise and fall of a legendary general who must face off against the angry Roman mob and infuses it with the energy of Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring.


    "By resetting dialogue-heavy scenes as talk radio gabfests, and representing the uninformed mob as anonymous voices on social media, Robert Lepage helps clarify Shakespeare's portrait of a world, like ours, overwhelmed with insincerity" (The New York Times). He "wrangles a difficult play into a heart-stopping narrative" (Chicago Tribune), "rendering a clear and cinematic version that's riveting, invigorating and smart" (The Globe and Mail). "Rarely has Lepage's reputation as a cinematic theatremaker been more earned" (Toronto Star).


    Last edited by Barry; 04-18-2019 at 11:19 AM.
    | Login or Register (free) to reply publicly or privately   Email

Similar Threads

  1. How Was The Harmony Festival?
    By Tars in forum General Community
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 06-16-2007, 06:25 PM
  2. Harmony Festival Needs YOU!
    By vol_harmony in forum General Community
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-09-2006, 11:33 AM
  3. Green Festival
    By Treasure in forum General Community
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-05-2005, 11:08 AM

Tags (user supplied keywords) for this Thread

Bookmarks