Pathé Theatre presents 'Coriolanus'Theater / Amsterdam
30 January 2014, 8pm
As part of the ongoing Pathé Specials series, the Netherlands’ largest cinema group presents an assortment of cultural events including theatre, ballet, opera and concerts, all streamed in high definition.
Now fans in cities across the Netherlands have the chance to enjoy top-quality performances while relaxing in the comfort of Pathé theatres.
This adaptation of Shakespeare’s "Coriolanus" is performed by London’s National Theatre and streamed live from Covent Garden on the big screen.
When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city is once again relying on its hero and defender, Coriolanus. But he also has enemies.
Famine threatens Rome and the hunger of the people swells to a hunger for change. Upon returning from the field, Coriolanus is faced with the advance of realpolitik and a horde of angry citizens.