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First major stage production of Captain CorellI’s Mandolin



The first major stage production of Captain CorellI’s Mandolin, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernières will tour the UK with a stop in Glasgow, 25 years after the book was first published.

Directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Melly Still and adapted by Evening Standard Award winner and Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominee Rona Munro, the play will run at Theatre Royal Glasgow from Tuesday 25 - Saturday 29 June 2019.

Casting is to be announced soon.

Captain CorellI’s Mandolin is an epic love story set on the Greek island of Cephalonia. It follows the lives of Dr Iannis, his beautiful, strong-willed daughter Pelagia and the Italian Captain Antonio Corelli, during the Italian and German occupation of the island in World War II. For Captain CorellI’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernières won the 1995 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize - Overall Winner for Best Book, the 1995 Lannan Literary Award for Fiction and the 1994 Sunday Express Book of the Year. In 2001, the novel was adapted into a film starring Nicolas Cage and Penélope Cruz.

The production will have set and costume designs by Mayou Trikerioti, lighting design by Malcolm Rippeth, sound design by Jon Nicholls, projection design by Dom Baker for OD Vision and music composed by Harry Blake.

PERFORMANCES
Captain CorellI’s Mandolin
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Tue 25 - Sat 29 June
Tue-Sat 7.30pm
Thu, Sat, 2.30pm

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