King Charles III
King Charles III
Sydney Theatre Company
Roslyn Packer Theatre
31 Mar 2016 to 30 Apr 2016
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Saturday evening A Reserve $116
Saturday evening B Reserve $106
Adult A Reserve $104
Adult A Reserve $94
Concession $84
Senior cardholder $95
Preview $80
Under 30 $84

Duration - 2hrs 45mins (including interval)
Coarse language

Sydney Theatre Company and Adshel present
The Almeida Theatre Production
By Mike Bartlett

Australian Premiere

The Queen is dead. Long live the King?

Sometime in the not too distant future, Prince Charles finally ascends the throne. And he quickly makes up for lost time.

Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Play and lauded by critics and audiences alike, Mike Bartlett’s ingenious writing in King Charles III predicts the future in the vivid language and verse of a Shakespearean history play. This is an epic writ now.

Confronting the contradictions of a modern monarchy with wisdom and plentiful wit, the play reveals the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracies and the moral conscience of our leaders.

Directed by Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold, this production comes to STC for an exclusive Australian season following its West End and Broadway runs. Audacious, provocative and insightful, this is drama wi ...more
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