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Roman Tragedies
On from 20 Nov 2009 till 22 Nov 2009
Barbican
by Toneelgroep
Genre(s): Drama

About: Roman Tragedies

In this ground-breaking production, Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra are edited and performed consecutively in a lucid and dramatic multimedia spectacular, which engages the senses in a performance that will keep you talking well after you leave the theatre.

Urgently exploring issues of power, personal ambition and national interest, this epic performance is augmented through the use of film and live television screens which can be viewed from all angles.

Roman Tragedies is a gripping 6-hour spectacle in which the audience is invited to view the action close up, moving between the auditorium and the stage.

20 – 22 Nov
Barbican Theatre
4pm
330mins / several short intermissions
Tickets £27.50 (unreserved seating)

Performed in Dutch with English surtitles
Age guidance 16+
Contains strobe lighting

Directed by Ivo van Hove
Dramaturgy Bart van den Eynde, Jan Peter Gerrits, Alexander Schreuder
Video Trish Fox, Tal Yarden
Composition Eric Sleichim

Co-produced by Holland Festival, De Munt Brussel, KaaitheaterBrussel, Muziektheater Transparant, Bl!ndman

Photo © Jan Versweyveld

Book online http://www.barbican.org.uk/theatre/event-detail.asp?ID=9488

Reviews

‘An incomparable theatre experience, the theatre of the future: inventive, stimulating the senses, with cutting-edge technology and right in your face. A production that we could already call legendary.’ Elsevier *****

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