This stunning historical drama in the spirit of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, reimagines the dangerous sparring between King Henry VIII and Katherine Parr through a richly provocative contemporary lens.

Overview

Australian premiere

In a deadly game of power, intrigue and passion, Kate Parr must live by her wits if she wants to avoid becoming another statistic on Henry’s growing list of dead wives. With stepdaughters, step-sisters and the very crown at stake, it will take a woman of immense courage to initiate change.

Can Kate remain steadfast as she navigates the treacherous waters of gender politics, or will she succumb to the might of Henry’s increasing paranoia?

Kate Hennig’s stunning debut play reimagines the dangerous sparring between Henry VIII and Katherine Parr through a richly provocative contemporary lens. Huw Higginson (THE KITCHEN SINK) and Ursula Yovich (STC’s THE SECRET RIVER) join an accomplished ensemble cast in a tale that is at once funny, seductive and deliciously thrilling.

Calendar
30 Aug 2019 8:15 pm
31 Aug 2019 4:00 pm
31 Aug 2019 8:15 pm
01 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
03 Sep 2019 11:00 am
Limited Seats
03 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
04 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
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05 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
06 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
07 Sep 2019 4:00 pm
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07 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
08 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
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10 Sep 2019 11:00 am
10 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
11 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
12 Sep 2019 11:00 am
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12 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
13 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
Q&A
14 Sep 2019 4:00 pm
14 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
15 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
17 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
18 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
Free Teen
19 Sep 2019 11:00 am
Q&A
19 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
20 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
21 Sep 2019 4:00 pm
21 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
22 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
24 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
25 Sep 2019 7:30 pm
Audio Described
26 Sep 2019 11:00 am
Audio Described
26 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
27 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
28 Sep 2019 4:00 pm
Audio Described
28 Sep 2019 8:15 pm
29 Sep 2019 5:00 pm
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SINGLE TICKET PRICESPreviews & weekday matineesEvenings & weekend matinees
Adult$73$78
Seniors$70$75
Pensioners$66$71
Under 30s & Full-time students$38$43
MEAA members$43$43
Groups 10-19$70$75
Groups 20+$66$71
School groups$25$25
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Reviews

“A fresh take on this bloody stretch of English history, and a very smart piece of writing” The Chicago Tribune

"Very simple yet very complex and very daring... superb" The Toronto Star

DIRECTOR'S NOTE

“This is a thrilling roller coaster of a play with the wise, funny, liberated Katie Parr in the driving seat against the unpredictable roguish Henry.  For anyone who likes Wolf Hall and the drama of living on instincts this is for you. And with this exceptional cast it’s going to be a bumpy night.”

Mark Kilmurry  Artistic Director

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