Captain Corelli's Mandolin


Iannis loves the island and his strong-willed daughter Pelagia. Carlo, an Italian soldier, discovers love whilst fighting in Albania. Pelagia loves her father and the fisherman Mandras. The young Italian Captain Corelli loves only his music.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin at Rose Theatre Kingston

Image: Rose Theatre Kingston


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Rose Theatre Kingston
Starts: Tuesday 23 April 2019
Closes: Sunday 12 May 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Based on the best-selling novel that inspired the hit film, Captain Corelli's Mandolin is an unforgettable love story set on the Greek island of Cephallonia against the turbulent backdrop of World War II.


Marking the 25th anniversary of the novel's original publication, Olivier and Tony Award-nominated director Melly Still (My Brilliant Friend) and adapter Rona Munro (The James Plays) bring this epic story vividly to life on stage in a world premiere.


Synopsis


Iannis loves the island and his strong-willed daughter Pelagia.


Carlo, an Italian soldier, discovers love whilst fighting in Albania.


Pelagia loves her father and the fisherman Mandras.


The young Italian Captain Corelli loves only his music.


And then in 1941, the idyllic island awakes to find itself at war, under Italian and German occupation.


Everything they thought they knew and understood changes.


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Theatre


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Box office tel: 020 8174 0090

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 23 April 2019

Press night:Thursday 25 April 2019

Closes:Sunday 12 May 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm (from 2 May)

Saturday - 2-30pm

Sunday - 3-00pm


Tickets


Previews:
£12 to £35 (£8 under 26 - limited availability)

Standard:
£17 to £45

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Creatives


Author: Based on the novel by Louis de Bernieres, adapted by Rona Munro
Director: Melly Still
Production: Rose Theatre Kingston, Neil Laidlaw productions and Birmingham Repertory Theatre

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