FW: This week: ASHTAR performs Shakespear's Richard II - London
- PALESTINIAN THEATRE GROUP, ASHTAR FROM RAMALLAH PERFORMS RICHARD II IN
ARABIC AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE FOR TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY
Ashtar Theatre presents
From Ramallah, Palestine
Performed in Palestinian Arabic - for all audiences
Friday 4 May 2.30pm
Saturday 5 May 7.30pm
For the first time ever, Shakespeare's masterpiece of dislocation, Richard
II, will be performed in Palestinian Arabic as part of the world-renowned
Globe to Globe Festival at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
The dynamic Palestinian company, Ashtar, will present a dazzling and
accessible production directed by the acclaimed Irish director, Connall
ASHTAR theatre from Ramallah will be performing Shakespeare's political
play Richard II in London this Month. The play is performed in Arabic for
all audiences and is a performance on dictators, regime fall and love
"the production probes the psyche of rulers doomed by the Arab Spring."
Raging reviews and sell out performances in Palestine - now coming to
London for two performances at Shakespeare's Globe
Don't miss out! Book your tickets now!
"Are you contented to resign the crown?" ..."Yes, no. No, yes," Richard
stutters, igniting a roar of laughter from the audience too familiar with
similar jibes aimed at Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Yemen's Ali
"We were amazed how deeply the play delves into the psychology of people
and this moment in history," said actress and producer Iman Aoun.
"It's as if people and politicians don't learn. ...and it makes us realise
how much the play resembles the present," she said.
Globe to Globe - For the first time, 37 international companies present all
37 of Shakespeare's plays in 37 different languages in a kaleidoscopic, six
week festival at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, starting on
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Yard (standing) £5
Lower/Middle/Upper Galleries (seated) £10, £15, £25, £35
Seating plans vary for each performance; for details please ask Box Office
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Please note that there is no seat in the theatre from which the view is not
obscured at some point.
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Under 18s £3 off all seats.
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Under 3s free.
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