National Theatre Live in HD presents William Shakespeare's Coriolanus


Media Advisory

Starring Tom Hiddleston (Coriolanus) and Mark Gatiss (Menenius)

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014
2 p.m. (encore) and 7 p.m. (encore)
Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts

Image: CoriolanusWho: William Shakespeare's Coriolanus presented by National Theatre Live in HD

National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare's searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season's Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC's Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke.

What: National Theatre Live is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage in High Definition to cinemas across the globe. National Theatre Live, launched in June 2009, currently reaches an audience of over 1.5 million people in 500 venues around the world. Each live broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theatre, with cameras carefully positioned throughout the auditorium, giving cinema audiences the 'best seat in the house' view of each production.

When: 2 p.m. (encore) and 7 p.m. (encore); Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.

Where: Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CT

Tickets: Adult: $25; Seniors: $20; Children/Students: $15, Fairfield University Faculty/Staff: $15. The Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit www.quickcenter.com

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on January 31, 2014