At once a mighty general and a “boy of tears,” Coriolanus earns the Roman Senate’s praise on the battlefields of Corioli, but alienates the city’s populace with his arrogance. Not just a play about government, setting the ideologies of an individual against the mentality of a starving mob, Coriolanus is also a drama about Volumnia and her son Coriolanus failing each other.

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Coriolanus

Jan 18 - Mar 12

Lansburgh Theatreby William Shakespeare

directed by Michael Kahn
Sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and Oldcastle Materials Group.

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