The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter Carmel Community PlayersIn this modern day classic, sibling rivalry, political scandal and dungeons all play a central role in this is a 1966 play by James Goldman.  The Lion in Winter depicts the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and their guests.

Every family has its own comedy and drama – and this royal family is no exception.

THE LION IN WINTER
Carmel Community Players

September 25 – October 11

Set during Christmas 1183 at Henry II of England’s castle in Chinon, Anjou, Angevin Empire, the play opens with the arrival of Henry’s wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, whom he has had imprisoned since 1173.  The story concerns the gamesmanship between Henry, Eleanor, their three surviving sons, their Christmas Court guest, the King of France, Philip II Augustus and Philip’s half-sister Alais, who has been at court since she was betrothed to Richard at age eight, but has since become Henry’s mistress.

The Cast Includes
MARK KAMISH, EMMA KIVETT, JACOB SWAIN, JAY HEMPHILL, KYLE A. MARTIN, SUSAN BOILEK SMITH
and JOHN PARKS WHITAKER

Performance Times:
Fridays and Saturdays @7:30pm
Sundays @2:30pm
Tickets: Adults $15 / Seniors (62+) and Students $13

Carmel Community Players

14299 Clay Terrace Blvd, Suite 140, Carmel, IN, 46032
(317) 815-9387

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