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BRÜKA THEATRE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON – TRANSFORMATION
THE LION IN WINTER
Written By James Goldman
Directed by Diane Peters
JANUARY 26, 27, FEB 1, 2, 3, 7A, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, @ 8 PM
MATINEE: FEBRUARY 11 @ 2 PM*
A = Artist Night $10 All Tickets
*Followed by a talk-back with the company
Presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Play Service, Inc.
Reno, NV. James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter continues the 25th anniversary season at Brüka Theatre on January 26th, 2018. A game of thrones for the stage: with sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons The Lion in Winter 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 a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Eleanor released only for the holidays. The play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183. As Eleanor says, “Every family has its ups and downs,” and this royal family is no exception.
The Lion in Winter is a comedic historical drama directed by Diane Peters. The talented cast includes: Chip Arnold as Henry, Cami Thompson as Eleanor, Robert Zellers as Richard, Cody Canon as Geoffrey, Jessey Richards as John, Luke Allen as Philip, Lainey Henderson as Alais.
The Lion in Winter opens at Brüka with a post-show opening night champagne reception and appetizers from the Wild River Grille on January 26th, 2018. The show runs weekly Thursday through Sunday through February 17th, 2018. Evening shows begin at 8:00 pm (Artist night is Wednesday February 7th, 2018 – all tickets on this night only are $10.) There is one Sunday matinee on February 11that 2:00 PM followed by a talk back with the company and our audience. The doors open a half an hour before curtain time. The play is suggested for ages 12 and up.
Reservations are available through the Brüka box office (775) 323-3221. General admission is $22. Admission for students, seniors and military is $20. All tickets are $25 at the door. Reservations are also available at the Melting Pot World Emporium @ their location: 1049 S. Virginia Street, Reno. We validate convenient parking at the Parking Gallery on First and Sierra Street. We also suggest parking in the Court Street parking lot across from The Pioneer Theater and walking across the new Virginia Street Bridge to Brüka.
Brüka Theatre is located at the corner of First and Virginia Streets in evolving downtown Reno next to the Virginia Street Bridge. Our box office is open Wednesday through Saturday. We are closed on most holidays. Check us out at http://www.bruka.org. Season Tickets are on sale now. Online tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com.
ABOUT BRÜKA THEATRE Now celebrating its 25th season in downtown Reno, Brüka has been named “Best Theatre Company” by Reno News and Review twenty years running. Brüka Theatre is a leader in the region, recognized for its innovative productions, exceptionally talented artists and acclaimed Theatre for Children series since it’s founding in 1992. Central to Brüka is the commitment to the re-investigation of contemporary and classic plays and developing new plays within Brüka’s Artistic Collective, a group that includes winners of the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation artist grants and nine local best actor honors. Brüka is a non-equity, small professional, not-for-profit member theater company of the national TCG (Theatre Communications Group). Bruka Theatre has produced over 100 shows in our downtown Reno location. Sign up for our newsletter by going to our website at http://www.bruka.org.
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