Thursday, November 17, 2016

'The Lion in Winter' opens at Two River Theater

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. The opening is Friday, November 18 at 8 pm. Performances will continue through Sunday, December 4 in Two River’s Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or

Tony Award nominee and Obie Award winner Michael Cumpsty (The End of the Rainbow, Hamlet) and three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty (Footloose, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, The Will Rogers Follies) star as Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine in this American classic. Also featured in the company are Noah Averbach-Katz (John), KeiLyn Durrel Jones (Richard), Ronald Peet (Philip), Hubert Point-Du Jour (Geoffrey), and Madeleine Rogers (Alais)

The creative team for The Lion in Winter includes scenic designer Kristen Robinson, costume designer Andrea Hood, lighting designer Jennifer Tipton, and sound designer Josh Schmidt. The hair and makeup design is by Dave Bova & J. Jarad Janas, the fight direction is by J. Steven White, the casting is by Jack Doulin + Sharky, and the stage manager is Jenny Kennedy.


PHOTO: From left: Hubert Point-Du Jour (Geoffrey), KeiLyn Durrel Jones (Richard), Ronald Peet (Philip), Dee Hoty (Eleanor of Aquitaine) and Michael Cumpsty (Henry II). 

Photo by T. Charles Erickson 

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