March 25, 2020

CANCELLED - A digital format version of this production will be available soon! Richard II by William Shakespeare
Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Hainline Theatre
Description: RICHARD II
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Hadley Kamminga-Peck
Choreography by Lara Petrin

March 25 - 28 at 7:30pm, March 29 at 2:00pm

Hainline Theatre

General Admission $15
Senior/Student $13
WIU Student Free with ID
Box Office 309.298.2900

About the play:
Henry Bolingbroke has accused Thomas Mowbray of treason. Richard allows the two men to settle their feud in a trial by combat, but before the battle can ensue, the king stops the fight and banishes them both from the realm. Henry returns to claim the inheritance he feels he is rightfully due. Many nobles side with Henry against the king. Richard, who is forced to retreat to Flint Castle, agrees to meet with Henry. Richard eventually confesses to crimes against the state and cedes the crown to Henry. Sir Pierce of Exton murders Richard, believing he is acting in accordance with Henry's wishes. Henry, however, mourns Richard's death and exiles Exton for his deed, vowing to make a Crusade in the Holy Land to
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Contact Information:
 Tammy Killian
 Phone: 309.298.1543
Source: College of Fine Arts & Communication

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