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The Lion In Winter
a Dark Comedy
CATEGORY :
by James Goldman

COMPANY : Samford Studio
VENUE : Academy Theatre [WEBSITE]
ID# 1355

SHOWING : August 19, 2005 - August 28, 2005

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

Home for the holidays...what shall we hang, the holly or each other? A cold wind is blowing through England's royal household this Christmas of 1183. And the games have begun: a human chess game of intelligence, cunning, greed, ambition and betrayal. Kings, queens and princes everywhere you look...and a single pawn. The stakes are high--the most powerful kingdom on earth--and the price of winning is even higher.

James Goldman's tale of royal intrigue debuted forty years ago in New York and the 1968 film, starring Peter O'Toole and Katherine Hepburn has become an unquestioned classic, winning Miss Hepburn her third Academy Award. Samford Studio presents, on the Academy Theatre stage, Goldman's darkly humorous "tragicomedy" of a family in crisis. Oh well, what family doesn't have its ups and downs?

If you haven't visited Academy Theatre's new home in Avondale Estates, "Lion in Winter" is an excellent introduction.

Fridays-Saturdays 8:00 PM Sundays 2:30 PM
Call 404.831.5284 for tickets or visit www.samfordstudio.com


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Hugh-Barret Lehman
John Drew Chase
Richard Lionheart Sacha Dzuba
Eleanor of Aquitaine Elizabeth Hoffman
Henry II Dennis Lewallen
Geoffrey Eric Miller
Alais Charity Pirkle
Philip, King of France Alexandros Salazar
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