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Pericles, Prince of Tyre
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre @ Barbican Center

From 06/04/2018 at 19:30 to 21/04/2018 at 19:30

Pericles is one of Shakespeare’s strangest and most heart rending plays. Pericles navigates a stormy sea of pirates, magicians, brothels, kidnappers, tournaments, plots against his life… and divine intervention from the Goddess Diana. Incest, treachery, murder, love, joy all explode in this giant theatrical firework…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, who slowly and miraculously becomes re-united 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.

Périclès, Prince de Tyr
by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins
Adapted from the translation by François Guizot

Director : Declan Donnellan
Designer: Nick Ormerod

Lighting Designer : Pascal Noël
Sound Designer : Kenan Trevien
Costume Supervisor : Angie Burns
Vocal Coach : Valérie Bezançon
Assistant Director : Marcus Roche
Associate Director : Michelangelo Marchese
Technical Director : André Neri
Lighting : Vincent Gabriel
Sound : Kenan Trevien
Wardrobe : Marina Aguilar
Assistant Stage Manager: Lucile Quinton
Consultant Producer : Les 2 Bureaux/Prima Donna
Company Manager : Sharlit Deyzac
Rehearsal & Production Photography: Patrick Baldwin

Cast in order of speaking:
Xavier Boiffier - Antiochus/ Léonin/ Bout/ Lysimaque
Christophe Grégoire - Périclès / Cléon / Le Maître
Valentine Catzéflis – Antiochus’s Daughter / Marina
Cécile Leterme - Doctor / Simonide / Cérimon / Diane
Camille Cayol - Dionysa / Thaïsa / La Maquerelle
Guillaume Pottier - Pêcheur / Chevalier / Gentilhomme
Martin Nikonoff - Pêcheur / Chevalier / Gentilhomme
 

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COMMENTS:

18/04/2018 - kerena.mond said :

C'est absolument fantastique. Il faut le voir!
Kerena

13/04/2018 - powerjohn45 said :

''Tyre'' fingers crossed to myself

13/04/2018 - powerjohn45 said :

Looks quirky

12/04/2018 - muthibault said :

Fingers crossed!

12/04/2018 - myriam said :

Would be so grateful to you all to win.
Many thanks in advance
Myriam

12/04/2018 - andyandsara said :

J'adore cette pièce. Merci, Sara

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