Produced in collaboration with Marquette University
Featuring Tracy Michelle Arnold, Lenny Banovez,
Alexandra Bonesho, J. Patrick Cahill, Brian Mani, Joe
Picchetti & Marcus Truschinski
King Henry II has banished his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine,
locked her in the castle tower and taken a nubile French mistress.
All hell breaks loose when Eleanor is temporarily freed for the
holidays and all three of their sons vie to inherit the throne.
James Goldman's classic black comedy serves up a tasty slice of
THE LION IN
WINTER is a collaborative effort with Marquette University.
Over 20 students and faculty are serving as actors, designers,
understudies and production personnel.
(The role of Eleanor will be played by understudy Jacque Troy on
Sat. April 30 at 8:00 pm.)
Co-sponsors: Mary Ann & Lloyd Gerlach, John E. Holland,
George & Angela Jacobi, Robert & Theresa Muselman
Preview Sponsor: Marianne & Sheldon B. Lubar
|Eleanor of Aquitaine, Henry's wife
||Tracy Michelle Arnold
|Geoffrey, the middle son
|Alais, a French princess
|John, the youngest son
||J. Patrick Cahill*
|Henry II, King of England
|Philip, King of France
|Richard Lionheart the oldest son
*Marquette University student
||C. Michael Wright
||Stephen Hudson-Mairet **
**Marquette University faculty
T=Talkback: post-show Q&A with actors and director
*=Talk Theatre: pre-show interactive discussion beginning at noon
V=ViewPoints: pre-show presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 11:00 AM
An opportunity to participate in informal pre-show discussions with MCT's Producing Artistic Director and other show-specific theatre artists.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 6:30 PM
Experience in-depth, pre-show presentations led by engaging guest experts who offer insights into show-related issues and field questions from knowledge-hungry patrons.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 28, 2011 7:30 PM
After select Thursday evening performances, you can meet the artists involved in a production, ask questions about the creative process and discuss your theatergoing experience.
The Lion in Winter preview video
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
THE LION IN WINTER is a collaboration between MCT & Marquette University. Check out this preview video!
Marquette theater students go pro with ‘The Lion in Winter’
Thursday, April 14, 2011
by Anne Bolger, Marquette Tribune
This year, Marquette students and faculty will join the cast and crew of the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s season-ending “The Lion in Winter,” premiering tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Broadway Theatre Center in the Third Ward.
'Lion in Winter' offers an education
Sunday, April 10, 2011
by Jackie Loohauis-Bennett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel;
Plots, betrayals and assassination attempts.
"Well, every family has its ups and downs," says Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of England.