VenueBarbican Centre
Other spaces at this venue include: Barbican Theatre,Barbican Hall. Guildhall School of Music and Drama Theatre, Cinema1,Cinema2,Gallery
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From6th April 2018
To21st April 2018
When19:30. Sat Mats 14:30
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Pericles, Prince de Tyr

Pericles, Prince de TyrT01617778715
Pericles is one of Shakespeare's strangest and most heartrending plays. Pericles navigates a stormy sea of pirates, magicians, brothels, kidnappers, tournaments, plots against his life...and divine intervention from the goddess Diana. Yet this remarkable play has resonance far beyond the time when it was written: today's Mediterranean is no stranger to appalling and desperate voyages. It is a fable of a man who becomes estranged from those he loves. A man who slowly and miraculously becomes reunited with them, more through fate than by his efforts. It is about the mystery of love, loss and of love rediscovered after a painful and confusing absence. The embers dim and glow in one of the greatest and most moving scenes Shakespeare ever wrote. Incest, treachery, murder, love and joy all explode in this giant theatrical firework...

Archive :: production:T01617778715, play:S065242636, venue:V371

Production details


Producer Cheek By Jowl
Producer Barbican London
Producer Les G?meaux / Sceaux / Scene Nationale
Producer Theatre du Nord
Producer CDN Lille-Tourcoing-Hauts de France (With support from Jeune Theatre National-France and thanks to the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater)
Director Declan Donnellan
Design Nick Ormerod

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