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The History Boys

March 18 - 27 2010 @ 8pm
Matinees Sun 21st & Sat 27th @ 2pm
No 8pm show Sunday 21st
No shows Monday 22nd
From the author of Talking Heads comes this brilliant comedy which follows the senior year of eight history students in the north of England as they try to crack admission to Oxford and Cambridge. Unruly, bright, talented and amusing, these boys are in natural pursuit of sex, sport and a place at a good university. Their pursuits are guided by their overeager Headmaster, a maverick teacher, and a new instructor whose mandate is to get the boys to think outside the box to get noticed. Very funny and deeply moving, The History Boys explores the anarchy of adolescence, the nature of history, and the methods and aim of education.