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Runs from Wednesday October 18 2023 to Sunday November 5 2023

Approximate running time: 2 hours


F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
36 Madison Avenue
Madison NJ 07940

Title Notes


Never was a “season” more apt than now for Robert Bolt’s depiction of Sir Thomas More and the story of his clash with Henry VIII over Henry’s desire to divorce Catherine of Aragon in defiance of the Catholic Church, Spain, and the Pope. Sir Thomas, a consummate man of conscience and principle, loved by his family and the commoners, remains faithful to his moral code to the very end, despite immense pressures, enticing alternatives, and the threat of death. Thematically rich, stuffed with matters of import, the play is, at the same time, an often funny, moving and compelling historical drama.

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