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Sidney Harman Hall
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"Coriolanus"
33 ratings
4.1 average rating
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LynneC Red Velvet
61 events
15 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...continued

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16 events
11 reviews
5 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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8 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended May 25 2013

We encountered three obstructions to enjoying this - first, we were seated in the first row, the seats on the furthest side, so we had to turn our bodies to see the action. Second,
the seats were extremely uncomfortable, and we were in pain by...continued

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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.

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