Road to the Globe (New Zealand)  –53 minutes – In partnership with Wairoa Maori Film Festival, New Zealand

UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL EVENT, FRIDAY, SEPT. 5th

New Zealand documentary following a group of Maori actors, Ngakau Toa, as they prepare to perform a Te Reo adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida at the legendary Globe Theatre in London. Led by Kiwi actor Rawiri Paratene (Whale Rider), Ngakau Toa was given the prestigious honour of opening the ‘Globe to Globe’ festival. The event – labelled the “greatest Shakespearian festival of our time” – featured 36 other countries, each performing plays in their own language. 9/5 7:30 p.m. – Eccles Mainstage Theatre; 9/6 2:50 p.m. – Sears Gallery

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