Posts tagged: James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter

News Flashes

By , December 6, 2017

The last week or so, I’ve received new information on topics I’ve covered here in the past. Rather than do a separate post on each one, here’s a quick update on several different topics:

Our play, The Lion in Winter finished its final weekend Saturday night. Of our four shows, Friday, December 1st was the best. Led by some puppeteer friends, the audience warmed up a lot, and fed its energy to the cast. The other three nights, people seemed almost afraid to laugh at the funny parts.

Nevertheless, those who came to see it seemed to love it. I know of quite a few people who came multiple nights, which we found very gratifying.

Haines Lion in Winter Cast

One last “family portrait” in front of the fire: (L-R): Ryan Staska as Richard Lionheart, Dominic Stossel as John Lackland, Gina Randles as Alais Capet, Mark Zeiger as Henry II, Amanda Randles as Eleanor of Aquitaine, Riyan Stossel as Geoffrey, Jed Blum-Evitts as Philip II of France (Photo: Michelle L. Zeiger).

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Opening Night!

By , November 24, 2017

It starts tonight! As Henry II says at one point: “I hope you’ll all attend.” Wish that were possible.

Lion in Winter poster, Haines Alaska

(Poster Design: Amanda Randles.)

See also this great article by Clara Miller in The Capital City Weekly, our regional newspaper!

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