The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale comes to the Lyceum with a uniquely Scottish take on this bitter-sweet masterpiece.

When, Where & How Much...

Date(s): 10 February 2017 to 04 March 2017
Time(s): see listing for details
Where: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh Old Town
Price: various - see website for details

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The Winter’s Tale
About The Winter’s Tale

The Winter's Tale
by William Shakespeare
directed by Max Webster

“Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes so by chance.”

The Lyceum returns to the Shakespearian canon with acclaimed director Max Webster (King Lear with Michael Pennington; Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare's Globe) presenting a uniquely Scottish take on this bitter-sweet masterpiece.

When King Leontes suspects his wife Hermione of adultery his jealousy tears the kingdom apart. The queen is banished and believed dead, while their daughter Perdita is abandoned among simple shepherd folk. Passionate tragedy interweaves with pastoral comedy, leading to one of Shakespeare’s most magical and moving denouements.

This late, great play is performed by a talented company of actor musicians in a vibrant and lyrical production.

PREVIEWS, 7:30pm
10, 11 & 13 February
£10 Preview tickets on sale 9 January.

EVENINGS, 7:30pm
Tuesday - Saturday

MATINEES, 2pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Winter’s Tale are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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