Beowulf

The Centre for Theatre and Performance is pleased to announce a one-off performance of 

BEOWULF

translated and performed by Felix Nobis

at the Malthouse Theatre

Wed 26th April 7.30pm

Performer and academic Felix Nobis (Centre for Theatre and Performance) returns to his award-winning production of Beowulf. Based on his own translation of the Anglo-Saxon poem, Nobis tells a story of kings, monsters, heroes and dragons in a version that is both faithful to the original and accessible to the modern ear.

AS A TRANSLATOR AND NARRATOR OF THE BEOWULF STORY, FELIX NOBIS HAS FOUND A STYLE THAT IS HIGH BUT NOT INFLATED, TRUE TO THE POETRY OF THE ORIGINAL AND ENTHRALLING TO A CONTEMPORARY AUDIENCE.   Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney

HIS RENDITION OF THIS 8TH CENTURY TALE OF SCANDINAVIAN HEROES, MONSTERS AND EPIC BATTLES—THE GORE DEPICTED AS LOVINGLY AS THE GLORY—EMERGES AS A SONG OF TRIBAL TRIUMPH.The Irish Times

This event is FREE for Monash students (promo code FREESTUDENT)

All other tickets are $12

Bookings http://malthousetheatre.com.au/whats-on/beowulf