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A Soldier in Every Son: The Rise of the Aztecs

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Late 14th century in the Valley of Mexico and a small, unknown tribe called the Aztecs propel themselves from nomadic mercenaries to rulers of a great empire. Passion, power and intrigue play out in this epic political thriller which charts the history of an ancient civilisation.

Spanning a century and based on true events chronicled in the Aztec

codices, A Soldier In Every Son – The Rise of the Aztecs is closely

inspired by Shakespeare’s history plays. A Compañía Nacional de Teatro

de México/Royal Shakespeare Company co-production.

Originally commissioned for the World Shakespeare Festival which is

produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012 Festival.

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