THEATRE ONLINE Coriolanus, National Theatre at Home

Gritty account of the downfall of an uncompromising war lord

CORIOLANUS is possibly the most single-track and linear of all Shakespeare’s works.

With no subplots or deviation from its core theme, what seems like a predictable tale of  military might and political power is, by the conclusion, a simple account of the complexities and  inner workings of one man’s mind.

The fearless and commanding Caius Martius — Coriolanus — is a Roman military leader whose macho world of bloody battles and swaggering pride, synonymous almost with...
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2020-06-06 00:02
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