Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Upcoming: Elizabeth - Heart of A King by Lorella Loftus, Vortex Repertory, March 17 - 24

Vortex Repertory, Austin, Texas


Elizabeth: Heart of A King

by Lorella LoftusElizabeth - Heart of A King by Lorella Loftus at Vortex Repertory

6 Performances Only!!
March 17-18 and March 21-24 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $30-$10. Visit
www.vortexrep.org or call 512-478-LAVA(5282) to reserve your tickets! Wednesday is 2-for-1 admission with a donation of 2 non-perishable food items.

Elizabeth I was one of the most luminous, fascinating, and formidable women in history. Experience her as she has never been seen before in Elizabeth: Heart of a King, a new play by Lorella Loftus. This VORTEX workshop production explores the formative times in her life as a young woman and the main events of her life as a queen and as an icon. A woman of contradictions, Elizabeth was brave and vulnerable, intelligent and ambivalent, flirtatious and icy, and fundamentally, very human.

Three different women play Elizabeth at different stages of her life-- a lone woman struggling to retain her political and personal power in a male-dominated world. Henry VIII, Thomas Seymour, Robert Dudley, and William Cecil are just some of the men who had a major influence on her life who appear in the play.

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