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.
The cast includes Lyceum favourites Maureen Beattie (The Cherry Orchard) and Jimmy Chisolm (Thon Man Molière); and John Michie (Taggart, seen recently in Grain in the Blood at the Traverse Theatre).
This late, great play is performed by a talented company of actor musicians in a vibrant and lyrical production.
Cast and Credits
Paulina Maureen Beattie
Autolycus Jimmy Chisholm
Polixenes Andy Clark
Mopsa / Emilia Annie Grace
Hermoine Frances Grey
Camilla Janet Kumah
Florizel Scott Mackie
Actor Musician Aly Macrae
Leontes John Michie
Clown / Ensemble Brian James O’Sullivan
Antigonus / Old Shepherd John Stahl
Perdita Fiona Wood
Young Company David Carnie, Will Robertson
Director Max Webster
Designer Fly Davis
Lighting Designer Lee Curran
Composer Aly Macrae
Sound Design Gregory Clarke
Casting Director Laura Donnelly
Dates and Times
10 February - 4 March 2017
10, 11 & 13 February
£10 Preview tickets on sale now.
Tuesday - Saturday
Wednesdays and Saturdays
To be confirmed during rehearsal process
For Access Performances see below.
Tuesday - Saturday: £15.50 - £30.50
Wednesdays and Saturdays: £13.50 - £26
Not available on Premium Seats, from £10
Unreserved seating all tickets £10. On sale 9 January 2017.
All prices guaranteed until 14 September 2016.
- Thursday 23 February - 7.30pm
Touch Tour - 6.15pm
- Saturday 25 February - 2pm
Touch Tour - 12.45pm
Wednesday 22 February - 7.30pm
Saturday 25 February - 2pm
Creative Learning Events
POST SHOW DISCUSSION
Tuesday 21 February 2017
FREE no ticket required
Takes place in the Stalls after the evening's performance