By James Goldman
November 1 – 3, 8 – 10, & 15 – 17
Brimming with sibling rivalry, adultery and dungeons, The Lion in Winter is a modern day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action – The Plantagenet family are locked in a free for all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison, since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, she leads her family in a fight for control of the kingdom. As Eleanor says, “every family has its ups and downs,” and this royal family is no exception.