Saturday, 13 May 2017

Shakespeare's Roman Season At The Barbican Now On Sale!

Coriolanus - The Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome season opens at the Barbican Theatre with Coriolanus - A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat and terror of the battlefield, transporting us back to the emergence of the great republic of Rome.  See More

Julius Caesar - Angus Jackson directs as the Roman season of Shakespeare plays continues at the Barbican.  The thrilling tale of political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals hopelessly out of control defines all of the political backstabbing, with spin and betrayal eventually turning into violence.  See More

Antony And Cleopatra - Following the assassination of Caesar, Mark Antony has reached the very pinnacle of power. Having got there however he now neglects his empire for a debauched life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. A man torn between love and duty, his former military brilliance deserts him, and his passion takes the lead ultimately bringing the lovers to a tragic end. See More

Titus Andronicus - Titus is a ruler completely exhausted by a combination of war and loss. He relinquishes power but Rome is in a state of disorder as rape and murder are rife and cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this dark and corrupt world. See More

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