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The Last Wife

February 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

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Performances from February 12th - March 3rd

February 12th to March 3rd, 2019 at Centaur Theatre

Written by Kate Hennig
Directed by Eda Holmes
With Diana Donnelly as Catherine Parr and Robert Persichini as Henry VIII

History has taught us that wedding the notorious King Henry VIII usually proved fatal but in Kate Hennig’s re-imagined account of Catherine Parr, Henry’s sixth and last wife, not only did Henry meet his match in wit and negotiation, he gained a formidable ally worthy of ruling the country in his absence and more than equipped to prepare his heirs, male and female, to rule an empire. Hennig takes you behind the throne into a home not unlike that of any power family today. The play sold out and enjoyed an extended run at the Stratford Festival where it premiered in 2015 and is popular in the US due to the uncanny parallels between Tudor and contemporary women who find ways to rise through the halls of power. A smart, funny, potent examination of patriarchy, sexual politics, and women’s rights.

2017 Governor General Award Nominee
2015 Christopher Plummer Fellowship Award for Excellence in Classical Theatre

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February 12, 2019
8:00 pm
Ticket Price:
CAD $30 – CAD $44
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Centaur Theatre
453 St. François-Xavier
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2T1 Canada
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