[Northwestern] Play National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Date : Aug 10, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Wirtz Center (Map it)

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire, David Haig

Directed by David Leveaux

Tickets & Information

Tickets: $20 general public, $16 NU Employee or $10 full-time student (Under 30 with current ID).

Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take center stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds.

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play.

Running time: 3hrs and 20 mins

Rating: Suitable for 12 years and above

Part of the Stage on Screen series.

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By Tom Stoppard

Summary
Event
[Northwestern] Play National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead
Location
Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive,
Starting on
August 10, 2017
Ending on
August 10, 2017
Description
Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take center stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth as their version of the story unfolds. Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play.
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