Written by Howard Brenton, Directed by Ewen Coleman for STAGECRAFT THEATRE.
Anne Boleyn :
Pawn, Whore, Predator, Reformer, Witch, Lover, Wife, Politician, Heretic, Queen..
This funny , fast-paced play , written in 2010 for the Globe Theatre, traces the tumultuous career of the notorious second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn. “the whore who changed England”. Awarded “Best New Play” at the 2011 Theatregoers Choice Awards, this witty and action-filled drama follows Anne’s life from the moment she catches the king’s eye to her tragic betrayal and beyond as she treads the delicate path of henry’s unpredictability, Wolsey’s venom and Cromwell’s deviousness. Seventy years after her death, as King James I rummages through a trunk of her belongings, she appears as a ghost to him. He becomes fascinated in the truth behind the legend of Anne Boleyn, as he learns of her role in a period that changed the religious landscape of England forever.
At the Gryphon Theatre, 22 Ghuznee Street and runs as follows:
Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9 Nov at 8pm
Sunday 10 Nov at 3pm
Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 Nov at 6.30pm
Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 Nov at 8pm.
$15 High school students with valid ID
Groups of 10 or more $18.00 per person
2 for $22 on Thursday 7th Nov. Booking/delivery fees may apply
Bookings : http://www.stagecraft.co.nz or phone 0508iticket ( 0508 484253)