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The Last Days of Troy (2014)

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Playwright: Simon Armitage
Directed by: Nick Bagnall

The Greeks are laying siege to Troy to win back their abducted queen, Helen. Desperate and exhausted, both Gods and mortals squabble amongst themselves for the spoils of war and the hand of victory.

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Antony & Cleopatra (2014)

Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Jonathan Munby

Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, his infatuation threatens to split the Empire in two.

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All's Well That Ends Well (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Sunil Shanbag

Arpana returned to the Globe with their production of All's Well That Ends Well.

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Titus Andronicus (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lucy Bailey

Grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

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The Malcontent (2014)

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Playwright: John Marston
Directed by: Caitlin McLeod

With its obsession with lust, greed and violence, its dense Shakespearean allusion, Machiavellian villainy and savagely satirical comedy, The Malcontent is one of the masterpieces of the renaissance stage.

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L'Ormindo (2014)

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Playwright: Francesco Cavalli
Directed by: Kasper Holten

L’Ormindo is a comic and moving tale of the loves and betrayals of princes, its miraculous plot twists spurred on over three acts by the forces of Destiny, Love and Luck. Produced in collaboration with The Royal Opera.

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Playing Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

The Merchant of Venice was performed as part of the 2014 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank project.

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle (2014)

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Playwright: Francis Beaumont
Directed by: Adele Thomas

Combining salty colloquial prose with charming songs, The Knight of the Burning Pestle was one of the first madcap, mash-up, screwball comedies to hit the English stage and the first to run not one but two plays within-the-play simultaneously.

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