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“When Richard the Lionheart dies, a vicious dispute ignites over John’s right to the throne, leading to war between England and France. Richard’s illegitimate son (Philip the Bastard) learns to tread a treacherous path between political forces. Combining steampunk, goth, and Kabuki style with thrilling action, fast-moving political intrigue, hilarity and tragedy, this show is a rough-edged, non-stop visual feast for the senses.”
The mainstage show is appropriate for children ages 13+, as it includes intense action & stylized violence. Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for seniors, and $12 for students/children. If you buy subscription tickets, you’ll get tickets to three shows for the price of two. A subscription ticket gets you in to King John, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, and The Tempest.
Plus, Richmond Shakespeare is staging a toned-down, 90-minute abridged version of King John for its family matinee on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Tickets are $12 for adults & $7 for students/children. Bonus: Before the show, there’ll be a stage combat demo beforehand to demystify the battle scenes and teach kids some of the tricks.
Richmond Shakespeare’s King John will be at the McVey Theatre on the campus of St Catherine’s School, located at 6001 Grove Avenue, through October 14, 2012.