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The War of the Roses

California Shakespeare Theater/Berkeley

From William Shakespeare's Henry VI and Richard III. A fast-paced, far-ranging, vividly theatrical depiction of two powerful families--the Houses of Lancaster and York--and their decades-long fight for the English throne.


This is what SF/Arts curator Jean Schiffman had to say about The War of the Roses :

A conflation of “Richard III” (played by Danny Scheie) and the “Henry VI” trilogy, this drama traces the lengthy battle between the house of York and the house of Lancaster as they fought for dominance. “When weak leadership and civil strife run rampant, what are the consequences?” asks Cal Shakes, unnervingly. Artistic director Eric Ting is at the helm, Stacy Ross and Aldo Billingslea are in the cast.

Event Info
Aug 25 → Sep 09
Tue-Thu at 7:30, Fri & Sat at 8 pm, Sun at 4 pm, some Sats at 2 pm
$41-$97
Bruns Memorial Amphitheater/Orinda
100 Gateway Blvd., Orinda
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