CLARK ART INSTITUTE PRESENTS NATIONAL THEATRE OF LONDON PRODUCTION OF “SAINT JOAN”

February 21, 2017 

Williamstown, Massachusetts—The Clark Art Institute presents the National Theatre of London production of George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Saint Joan on Saturday, March 4 at 12:30 pm. The encore performance, recorded live at the Donmar Warehouse on February 16, 2017, stars Gemma Arterton in the title role; Josie Rourke directs. Run time is four hours. Tickets are $18 ($16 members) and may be purchased online at clarkart.edu or by calling 413 458 0524.
 
The play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe.
 
 
ABOUT THE CLARK

The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 270,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. For more information, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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