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    NT Live: THE MAGISTRATE

    Presented by at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    January 17, 2013

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    NT Live: THE MAGISTRATE

    Academy Award-nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek, 3rd Rock from the Sun) takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero’s uproarious Victorian farce, directed by Olivier Award-winner Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You and Into the Woods, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London).

    In a similar vein to the National Theatre’s smash-hit classic comedies, She Stoops to Conquer and London...

    Academy Award-nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek, 3rd Rock from the Sun) takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero’s uproarious Victorian farce, directed by Olivier Award-winner Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You and Into the Woods, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London).

    In a similar vein to the National Theatre’s smash-hit classic comedies, She Stoops to Conquer and London Assurance, The Magistrate is sure to have audiences doubled up with laughter. When amiable magistrate Posket (John Lithgow) marries Agatha (Olivier Award-winner Nancy Carroll, After the Dance), little does he realize she’s dropped five years from her age – and her son’s. When her deception looks set to be revealed, it sparks a series of hilarious indignities and outrageous mishaps.


    Coolidge Corner Theatre

    290 Harvard St
    Brookline, MA 02446

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    $20 general admission, $17 Seniors and Coolidge Members


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    Doors open at 6:30pm.


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