March 24, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Shakespeare’s Richard II starts his four history plays about the House of Lancaster. King Richard (who ruled from 1377-1399) is a weak monarch, indecisive and irresponsible. With the country on the verge of crisis, nobleman Bolingbroke challenges Richard for the throne, and eventually deposes him – an act which is viewed as the origin for the War of the Roses between the Houses of York and Lancaster.
The play has recently been in the spotlight from the BBC’s series The Hollow Crown, where Ben Whishaw played the troubled King Richard!
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