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21 stars
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"Coriolanus"
33 ratings
4.1 average rating
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44 events
28 reviews
18 stars
attended May 14 2013

Excellent production. Patrick Page was great as Coriolanus. Good use of drums etc. Good seats 3rd row on left. I never like newer language in such plays but this one was not overdone.

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55 events
14 reviews
44 stars
attended May 24 2013

Wow! Patrick Page rocks the house. It is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to enjoy this wonderful play. Sitting in the third row (thanks Goldstar!) allows one to see the build up of emotion, especially in the dramatic moment between mother and...

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11 reviews
4 stars
attended May 14 2013

The play is so much fun anyway, and the cast is good. I particularly always enjoy the good seats I get through Goldstar - 2nd row, just off center this time. Fun combination of Rush Limbaugh, Rambo, the presidential conventions, and 17th century...continued

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Description

A mighty hero, Caius Martius, earns the new name of “Coriolanus” for his triumphs. However his inflexible self-belief and contempt for popular rule cause him to be condemned as a traitor and sent into exile. Desiring revenge against the Romans who banished him, he befriends his blood enemy, Aufidius, to launch an assault on his beloved city. Rome, in its terror, pleads with Coriolanus to end his crusade for vengeance. Celebrated director David Muse who has “distinguished himself as a skillful director of contemporary plays” (The Washington Post) blurs the lines between hero and traitor in this politically driven tragedy.

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.