Nos do Morro

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

8 - 18 October 2008 / 19:45, 14:30
The Pit


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A fresh, raw and energetic performance of one of Shakespeare’s earliest comedies tells the tale of friendship, love and betrayal.

Best friends Valentine and Proteus travel to Milan and find themselves caught in a love triangle with the daughter of the Duke. Proteus’ beloved from home follows him to Milan disguised as a boy, only to discover she has been betrayed...

The performers use their bodies to create a continually changing tableau that forms a playful backdrop to the drama. Traditional Brazilian song punctuates the production, supported by a trio of onstage musicians.

Performance time: 19:45 (also 14:30 on 18 Oct)
Running time: 100 mins/inc interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

In Portuguese with English subtitles

Post Show Talk 9 Oct

Presented in association with People's Palace Projects

Supported by Arts Council England.

Originally commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of the Complete Works Festival in 2006

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