Lacuna Group To Perform Shakespeare's Coriolanus On November 1

Thu, 10/30/2008 - 3:19pm
By: The Citizen

Donations At Door Will Benefit Newnan Theatre

The actors in Dale Lyles' Lacuna Group are excited by how well their outdoor afternoon performances at Newnan's Greenville Street Park went on Saturday (October 25) and they are looking forward to their next performance this coming Saturday (November 1).  Here is what Lyles has to say:

"The Lacuna Group will perform William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus at the Newnan Community Theatre Company on First Avenue in Newnan on Saturday, November 1, at 8:00.  This is a benefit performance for NCTC; donations will be accepted at the door.

The all-male production performed successfully last weekend in the Greenville Street Park with two afternoon performances.

“Audiences really enjoyed the play,' said Dale Lyles, one of the cast members.  'They were struck by the timelessness of the political processes Shakespeare describes: the ill-tempered war hero, the charges of elitism, the manipulation of the common herd.  They also were surprised at how fresh the language is.  Everyone thinks of Shakespeare as "hard", but most people have not had the experience of seeing his plays performed.'

The play, three hours long, is for mature audiences only.  Younger children will not understand the complex political maneuverings of the characters."

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