WordPlay: Red Velvet
Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton on Thursday, September 19, 2019. One of England’s greatest contemporary dramatists examines the life of the second wife of Henry VIII, her role in bringing about the English Reformation and the ultimate betrayal by her husband that led to her beheading. The Widow's Tears by George Chapman on Friday, September 27, 2019.Two brothers embark on dangerous games of wooing in an early Jacobean comedy that echoes the domestic antics of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti on Thursday, October 17, 2019. When the great actor Edmund Kean collapses during his performance in 1833 of the title role in Othello, an African-American actor, Ira Aldridge, is asked to take over. Based on a true story.
Cost: Various, please consult Stratford Festival website.
Thursday Oct. 17th, 2019
Studio Theatre, 34 George St E, Stratford, ON N5A 3L7 MAP