The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

May 9-12, 2013

8pm Thursday - Saturday

2pm Sunday

Arthur Miller Theatre

on U-M's North Campus

1226 Murfin Avenue


This historical comedy-drama tells the tale of of King Henry II and his estranged wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Driven to imprison his wife for attempting to overthrow him, Henry II brings her to his castle at Christmastime where the verbal sparring and machinations among Henry, Eleanor, and their scheming sons has earned the play the nickname, "Shakespeare Lite."

Written By: James Goldman

Directed By: Thom Johnson

Production Staff:

Producer: Joyce Casale

Assistant Director: Michele Leshan

Costume Designer: Nan Wirth

Set Designer: Cathy Cassar

Lighting Designer: Nathaniel Madura

Props/set dressing: Debra Golden


Henry: Rob Roy

Eleanor: Laurie Atwood

Alais: Anna Paone

Geoffrey: Anthony Morton

John: Eli Tell

Richard: Jarrod Cassar

Philip: Richard Graham