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The Lion In Winter Plays Tonight At Felician College

The Lion in Winter will be performed the next three weekends at Felician's 12 Miles West theatre company.
The Lion in Winter will be performed the next three weekends at Felician's 12 Miles West theatre company. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

RUTHERFORD, NJ -- Felician College and 12 Miles West actors equity theatre company will perform “The Lion in Winter” beginning with Opening NIght Friday, Nov. 6 and running for three weeks with nine great shows: November 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21.

Sunday, Nov. 8 is a matinee (3 p.m.). All other shows begin at 8 p.m. in the Little Theater on the college’s Rutherford campus, 230 Montross Ave.

“The Lion in Winter” has been called “a timeless classic.” It’s the story of the extreme personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, considered the first British king, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and guests during Christmas 1183. Written by James Goldman, it was first performed on Broadway in March, 1966.

The Tony-winning Broadway premiere starred Rosemary Harris and Robert Preston. It was also an Academy Award winning 1968 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Peter O’Toole.

For more information on this production and all scheduled performance dates and ticket pricing, CLICK HERE .

About 12 Miles West:

For almost 25 years, 12 Miles West has offered New Jersey audiences cutting-edge productions that have invigorated the New Jersey theater scene. Under the leadership of artistic director Robert Cox, 12 Miles West’s main stage productions give life to the work of today's most dynamic new playwrights and revisit the classics of the American stage, providing audiences with a rich variety of theater going experiences. 12 Miles West is a Professional Equity Theater, with ongoing collaborations between top local and national artists that ensure that theatrical works remain vibrant and extraordinary year after year.

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