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HENRY VIII at the Utah Shakespeare Festival June 17 - September 5, 2024


Jun 17

2024-06-17 2024-09-05 HENRY VIII at the Utah Shakespeare Festival  June 17 - September 5, 2024

Directed by Derek Charles Livingston

June 17 - September 5, 2024
Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre
Following the story of a ruthless race to power and the desire for a male heir, this history play presents a monarch facing a series of struggles and crises. King Henry VIII is wrestling with his legacy of not having a male heir, and this flows directly from his concern that God is punishing the king for having married his brother’s widow, Katherine. He listens too closely to his duplicitous adviser, Cardinal Wolsey, who may have his own interest at heart, while the honorable Duke Buckingham is convicted of treason. Through a series of events, Henry––and the kingdom––are in a historic crisis that will forever change the direction of the empire.

Participating Companies

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Cedar City, Utah

Event Details
17 Jun 2024 - 5 Sep 2024
Theater - Live
 195 West Center Street, Iron County, Cedar City 84720, Utah, Iron County, United States 195 West Center Street, Iron County, Cedar City 84720, Utah, Iron County, United States - Map Directions

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