National Theatre of Great Britain


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a government-funded repertory company based in London. Although the idea for such a company originated in the 19th cent., the National Theatre was not finally established until 1963, with Laurence Olivier appointed as director.
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"It replicates, in different guise, what happened to me as a performer: working and learning in little old Adelaide and going straight from there to the National Theatre of Great Britain in London to find that what I had acquired at home was enough to equip me for the world stage."
This charismatic performer began her varied and justly celebrated international career on the London stage in the 1970s with the National Theatre of Great Britain and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Described by The Telegraph as 'better than Shakespeare', they sold out their run at the Edinburgh International Festival and the National Theatre of Great Britain in London, causing a storm of attention, and thrilling audiences.
The festival has programmed a limited slate of international offerings - a rare American tour by the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain, which is bringing Dealer's Choice, a play about poker and power; Dah Teatar, a women's collective from Belgrade, Serbia; the youthful Montazstroj company of Zagreb, Crotia; and a collaborative piece by Anne Bogart and Tadashi Suzuki (whose The Trojan Women was part of the more opulent international banquet at the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival in Los Angeles).
August Strindberg's late 19th century battle-of-the-sexes drama "Miss Julie" gets a contemporary update in Polly Stenham's "Julie." The National Theatre of Great Britain production from London was recorded and will be screened on Thursday and Sunday, Oct.

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