Directed by Kevin Moriarty, Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt and Chris Ash, Costume Design by Karen Perry, Sound Design by Amadon Jaeger, Lighting Design by Clifton Taylor
A family feud of imperial proportions
“Well – what shall we hang? The holly or each other?” Set during Christmas 1183, The Lion in Winter tells the wickedly amusing tale of King Henry II, his imprisoned queen (released only for the holiday), and their three entitled sons who vie for the throne in a double-dealing division of the kingdom. Best known for the film adaptation starring Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn, this viciously funny drama is a high-stakes chess game where the pieces constantly change sides and no one is spared the sword. Brace yourself for an epic family takedown at the Guthrie Theater, just in time for the holidays.