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Shakespeare comes to MTG Century Theatre

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12 February 2014

Shakespeare comes to MTG Century Theatre

In association with National Theatre Live, MTG Hawke’s Bay is pleased to present four screenings of the acclaimed theatre production Coriolanus at the MTG Century Theatre from Thursday 27 February to Sunday 9 March 2014.

MTG’s fantastic new digital cinema projection technology and big screen will provide the best viewing experience for this magnificent production in Hawke’s Bay.

Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge stars Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season's Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC's Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke.

When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens’ hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.

Coriolanus
By William Shakespeare
Thursday 27 February at 2pm
Friday 28 February at 6pm
Friday 7 March at 6pm
Sunday 9 March at 2pm

Venue
MTG Century Theatre, 9 Herschell Street, Napier, 06 833 9935, theatre@mtghawkesbay.com

Tickets
Adult $25.00
Concession (Senior/Child e 14 years and under) $20.00

Tickets can be purchased from the MTG Theatre Box Office. To purchase your tickets online or by telephone contact Ticketek 0800 TICKETEK (842 538).

Please note service fees apply for ticket purchases made online and by phone.

Tickets will be on sale from Thursday 13 February 2014.

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