Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents The Winter's Tale
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All offers for The Winter's Tale have expired.
The last date listed for The Winter's Tale was Sunday June 23, 2013 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Lansburgh Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $60.00 - $80.00
- Our Price:
- $40.00 - $60.00
Shakespeare's epic poem of love and seduction Venus and Adonis joins Mozart's opera The Magic Flute in repertory, each work vividly re-imagined by the groundbreaking South African theater troupe Isango Ensemble. Scored with marimbas and drums, Isango's Magic Flute has placed the fantastical Egyptian tale of a wayward prince in the underdeveloped townships of contemporary South Africa. For Venus and Adonis, they have interpreted the Goddess of Love's enchantment with the beautiful Adonis through a scrim of carnival-like theatricality, music and dance, performing the text in three different African languages as well as English. Having played to sold-out venues around the world, Isango now brings its fascinating multicultural takes on these classics of Western drama to Shakespeare Theatre Company. Learn More
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We had no problems with obtaining our tickets. We found the play a bit disappointing. It was a little out of sync for us. The director chose modern dress. That seemed a little odd considering that it involved an absolute monarch with life and...continued
Running time is about 2 hours 45 minutes, with one intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: Shakespeare Theatre Company
Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation’s premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.