Roman Tragedies

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
30 Lafayette Ave, New York, NY 11217
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Visionary director Ivo van Hove transforms the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House into a modern-day Roman amphitheater with this interactive, hyper-modern take on Shakespeare's powerful trilogy about the use and abuse of power: Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, and Coriolanus. Staged as a single immersive experience, van Hove's production turns audience members into the citizens of Rome, encouraging them to grab a drink during the action at the on-stage bar, push through the crowd to hear Marc Antony defend Caesar, or take it all in on giant video screens and tickertape news feeds.

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Roman Tragedies - Nov 17, 2012

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