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James Goldman

Performance Dates

March 1, 3, 7, 9, 1973

Creative Team

Director - Charles Dodrill

Designer - Fred Thayer

Technical Director - Mark Peters

Costumes by: Eaves Costume Company


Betrayal, treachery, and a knife fight: it’s just another normal Christmas celebration for the royal Plantagenet family of Britain. In The Lion in Winter, King Henry II throws a Christmas feast for the newly crowned King of France. Also in attendance for the holiday celebrations are Henry’s three plotting sons, each eager to take the throne, and Henry’s manipulative wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, newly released from house arrest. The Lion in Winter is a play that transcends the historical genre to become a bitingly hilarious family drama.


Acting | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History


College Theater, Otterbein University Theater, Drama, Dance

The Lion in Winter

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