News About King John at Commonwealth Theatre Center
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August 26, 2019
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William Shakespeare; dir: Jennifer Pennington.
Shakespeare set King John in the early 13th century and compresses John's 17-year reign into a succession of tyrannical, bloody moments that begin with King Philip of France and the Duke of Austria threatening war and demanding that John's nephew, Arthur, is the rightful heir to the English throne. King John is filled with passionate speeches, soaring language, and thrilling battles, making it a perfect work for the Conservatory participants to sink their teeth into.