Date(s) - 20 Aug 2014
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney

GoTheatrical! Captioned Performances on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at 1pm AND on Friday, 29 August 2014 at 7.30pm

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Please request caption seats at time of booking to ensure seats with the best view of the caption screens.

Sydney Theatre Company and UBS present


By William Shakespeare

‘What bloody man is that?’

A dark prophecy triggers Shakespeare’s gory tragedy that charts the rise, rise and fall of a political couple whose wayward moral compass takes them in a deadly direction.

Fasten your seat belts for another towering performance from Hugo Weaving as he wrestles with one of Shakespeare’s most complex protagonists. A man whose opportunism o’er-shadows his humanity, whose ambition destroys its prize.

Continuing his keen-eyed interpretation of classic texts, director Kip Williams (Under Milk Wood, Romeo and Juliet) delivers a sharp reworking on a reinvented stage. In Alice Babidge’s extraordinary design, the vast Sydney Theatre will be turned inside out into a dark, intimate venue with a strictly limited capacity, promising a haunting new experience.

Duration: 2 hours 30 mins (including interval)

Strictly no latecomers admitted

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