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Much Ado About Nothing


Claudio, pining for his love Hero, returns home from the first wave of the revolution. Though Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.
Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare's Globe

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - comedy

Director:
Matthew Dunster

Author:
William Shakespeare

Music:
James Maloney

Running time: To be confirmed

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


Directed by Globe Associate Director Matthew Dunster.


Matthew is an Olivier Award nominated director and writer whose recent credits include Imogen at the Globe, Hangmen (Royal Court and West End), Love’s Sacrifice (RSC), The Seagull (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre) and Liberian Girl (Royal Court).


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Synopsis


Mexico, 1910.


Claudio, pining for his love Hero, returns home from the first wave of the revolution.


Though Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.


Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice - by vowing to kill his best friend.


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Dates


Previews from:Friday 14 July 2017

Closes:Sunday 15 October 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Matinee:

Tickets


Standard:

Yard (standing) £5

Gallery (seated) £20 - £45


Booking starts as follows:


Advance Priority Booking: Wednesday 4th January at 10am

Friends Priority Booking: Monday 9th January at 10am

Public Booking: Monday 30th January at 10am


Concessions:
Under 18s - £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre

Access information


Captioned Performance ‑ Friday 15 September, 7.30pm


Audio‑Described Performance ‑ Sunday 1 October, 1.00pm 


BSL Interpreted Performance ‑ Sunday 8 October, 1.00pm


Relaxed Performance ‑ Wednesday 11 October, 2.00pm


Cast


Antonia - Doreene Blackstock

Child Soldier - Lucy Brandon 

Conrade - Ashley Campbell

Hero - Anya Chalotra 

Claudio - Marcello Cruz

Balthasar / Musician - Oliver Cudbill

Borachio / Friar Francis - Charlie De Melo 

Juana - Jo Dockery

Leonato - Martin Marquez 

Benedick - Matthew Needham

Ursula - Ammara Niwaz

Child Soldier - Zaiya Omamori 

Beatrice - Beatriz Romilly

Margaret / Verges - Sarah Seggari 

Don Pedro - Steve John Shepherd

Dog Berry - Ewan Wardrop


Creatives


Director: Matthew Dunster
Designer: Anna Fleischle
Choreography: Charlotte Broom
Lighting: Philip Gladwell
Sound: George Dennis
Fight director: Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown of Rc-A

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