22 August 2016

Shakespeare’s Globe return to Exeter Northcott Theatre

Two Gentlemen of Verona

   Thu 8 – Sun 11 September 2016

Following the great success of 2015’s Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre, this time with its acclaimed Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Valentine loves Silvia and Proteus loves Julia – but Proteus is fickle, and falls for Silvia too. When Valentine plots an elopement, Proteus betrays him and Valentine is banished and joins some outlaws in the forest. What are the chances that he’ll be pursued by Silvia, and Silvia by Proteus, and Proteus by Julia, and that all will be waited upon – after a fashion – by their servants Speed and Launce and even Launce’s dog, Crab?

This riotous new production is led by a joyful ensemble of players who will delight with songs, romance and chaos, and hurl Shakespeare’s anarchic comedy into the 21st century.


★★★★
energetic and very funny”
THE STAGE

Tickets
Evenings:
A £25.50 B £22.50 C £20 D £17.50
Sat Matinee: £17 all seats
Concs: £2 off bands B-D for benefit recipients, registered disabled, patrons aged 60+, students and under 26s, UoE Staff Association
Schools: £10 for groups 10+
Student Standby: £5
Groups 10+ get 11th ticket FREE
Members – multibuy discount available

Age 12yrs+
Running Time: TBC

 

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For further information and to request interviews, review tickets and images, please contact Jenny Hogg on 01392 722 408 or email her.

 

Notes to Editors

Press night: Thursday 8 September | 7:30pm

Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education.

Together, the Globe Theatre, Globe Exhibition & Tour and Globe Education seek to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance.

For more information on Shakespeare’s Globe, please visit: http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/about-us