Sibling rivalry, adultery, dungeons – The Lion in Winter by James Goldman has it all. This modern day classic is comedic in tone and dramatic in action. The play tells the story of the Plantagenet family who are locked in a free for all of competing ambitions to inherit the kingdom.
The Queen, the wealthiest woman in the world is Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out for the holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over which son will be king: Richard the Lionheart or dark Prince John. And then there is King Henry`s paramour – what if she bears a son? As Eleanor says: “ What family doesn’t have its little ups and downs?”
Show time is 7:30pm
Plays June 22nd through August 31st. Visit website for full schedule – www.watermarktheatre.com – or call 963-3963