When the renowned Globe Theatre in London burns to the ground during a 1613 performance of William Shakespeare’s play Henry VIII, the 49-year-old playwright, poet and actor returns to his home in Stratford-upon-Avon to face a troubled past and his disregarded family.
Director Nick Bagnall brings Shakespeare’s rarely performed play to life in a world of wonder. Join the King of Navarre, the Princess of France and all their friends as they navigate this fairy tale in our jewel box theatre.
Ian McKellen in the 2018 London Production of King Lear, one of the greatest plays ever written by William Shakespeare, directed by Jonathan Mulby. (Images via Ian McKellen’s Instagram.)
The production performs at Duke of York’s Theatre for a limited engagement that opened on July 11 and will close on November 3rd (if I’m not mistaken). Go see it if you are able to.