Those with Calchas, Leontes
, and Polypoetes go by land to Colophon and bury Teiresias who died there.
Northern Broadsides are presenting The Winter's Tale by William Shake-|speare and is directed by Conrad Nelson, who also plays Leontes
fantastic at improvising The play follows two kings - Leontes
and Polixenes - who have been friends since they were children.
(1) The initial conversation between Leontes
and Camillo demonstrates that Shakespeare's theological vision in the play is rooted in a modified form of traditional penitential practices.
And now both are directing The Winter's Tale - and appearing in the leading role of Leontes
The virtuous and beautiful daughter of Hermione and Leontes
, king of Sicilia, in Shakespeare's Winter's Tale.
Her reaction to Leontes
' suspicion and condemnation is brief, but telling, "Adieu, my lord," she says, "I never wish'd to see you sorry; now/ I trust I shall." She combines the hardness of Portia with the gentleness of Desdemona--and Antigonus' oath in her defense recalls the character of Othello's wife.
It is certainly true that Leontes
' words of greeting to Perdita and Florizel suggest that though they come in autumn, their arrival, like that of spring, promises new life.
's speech in the middle of the statue scene in The Winter's Tale makes a puzzling analogy, put in the form of a conditional proposition.
Jo Stone-Fewings (Leontes
) and Tara Fitzgerald (Hermione)
The Bard's tale of jealousy and forgiveness tours to Milton Keynes, York, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Hull and Stoke throughout March and April and the cast also include RSC Associate Artist Jo Stone-Fewings in the role of Leontes
and the RSC debut of Rakie Ayola as Paulina.
Donohue makes an unsettling Goodman Theatre debut in the role of King Leontes
, an irrational and jealous ruler who bullies his court to accept his version of "truth." And with Falls updating "The Winter's Tale" from a long-ago fairy tale time to a modern era much like our own, it's easy to draw parallels between the Bard's Sicilian monarch and a certain commander in chief especially while watching the horrified reactions of Leontes
' suited sycophants as he rants and rages.