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The Harold Pinter Theatre hosts Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
The Harold Pinter plays host to the Captain Corelli’s Mandolin stage show, first published as a novel in 1994 and latterly as a film in 2001 starring Nicholas Cage. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin tells the story of Antonio Corelli, an Italian army captain during the Second World War in 1943. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is a fascinating story perfect for the stage. Enjoy this look back through history when you buy The Harold Pinter Theatre tickets on StubHub.
Visit the island of Cephalonia
The story takes place during the German-Italian occupation of the Greek Island Cephalonia. One of the biggest plot points of the film is the massacre of Italian soldiers by the German army in September 1943, which came after the Acqui Division of the Italian army refused to surrender. 1,500 Italians were killed in the event, and a further 5,000 were massacred after finally deciding to surrender.
The themes of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
One of the main themes of this classic novel, and now play, is love. In particular, the love between Captain Corelli and Pelagia, who fall in love over the course of the story, making this the perfect date night for couples and spouses. The Second World War is of course a major theme throughout the work, leaving the audience with plenty to reflect upon. The author of the original book, Louis de Berniéres, is also critical of fascism and totalitarianism throughout the play, leaving us to remember how much we have to be thankful for in the 21st Century and see how far we have come. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin promises a great night of entertainment, for experienced theatre goers and those new to the art form. Book The Harold Pinter Theatre tickets to enjoy this production of the classic book – we’re sure you won’t regret it. The fact that the source material has been adapted so many times is a testament to the enduring power of this story. Buy The Harold Pinter Theatre tickets to enjoy this emotional tale. We always have tickets available, so turn to StubHub when you can’t find tickets anywhere else. Or sell your tickets if you can no longer make the show. You might also be interested in War Horse, or try Tony Awards winning plays for a sure fire hit. Our full range of theatre tickets is another way to find what you’re looking for, or a chance to discover something totally new.
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