Seattle Shakespeare Company's Coriolanus at Center House Theatre
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The last date listed for Coriolanus was Saturday January 14, 2012 / 7:30pm.
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It was great to see a Shakespeare play I had never seen. The Seattle Shakespeare Company does an excellent job with all the productions we have seen.
Bred for the battlefield, the triumphant soldier Coriolanus discovers he is out of his depths when elected to the Roman Senate where the politics can be twice as treacherous as warfare. Behind his meteoric rise is his powerful mother who raised him to be a warrior of no equal. Shakespeare makes politics personal in this tragedy by plumbing the depths of emotions between mother and son, pride and patriotism, ego and honor.
SSC shows are suitable for audiences ages 12 years old and older.