Worlds Elsewhere Theatre Company
William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
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A tech-fabulous take on Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Director Edward Gibbons-Brown brings us a rendition relating to our current times, both politically and technologically. This under-appreciated story of class division, economic oppression, mass communication, and political vengeance has never been more timely.
The arrogant general Caius Martius, called “Coriolanus” for his victories in war, pursues his political ambitions in a Rome wrestling with its identity in the midst of a popular uprising. However, his pride, rage, and disdain for the lower social class play into the hands of his political rivals…
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