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Info: NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: YOUNG MARX

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: YOUNG MARX Trailer
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: YOUNG MARX (NR)
3 hrs, 40 mins
RELEASE:
12/07/2017
CAST:
Rory Kinnear, Oliver Chris
DIRECTOR:
Nicholas Hytner

ADVANCE TICKETS / St. Louis / Tivoli Theatre

  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hard of Hearing
  • No Discount Tickets Accepted
  • No Passes
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hard of Hearing
  • No Discount Tickets Accepted
  • No Passes

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. To be broadcast and recorded live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors. It’s 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the 32-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night on the piss than Karl Heinrich Marx. The live broadcast screens at the Bethesda Row Cinema only, on Thursday, December 7 at 2:00pm. All subsequent showings will be a recording of that performance.