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The Last Wife
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The Last Wife

Theatre 40
Theatre 40
241 South Moreno Dr
Beverly Hills, CA , 90212

The Last Wife moves the story of King Henry VIII and his final wife, the wealthy widow Katherine Parr, to the 21st Century in this fascinating what-if imagining of The Tudors. Katherine Parr actively plays a role in being the stepmother to Henry’s three surviving children, Edward, Mary and Bess. Edward is the Heir Apparent, but Katherine acts to have Mary and Bess added to the line of succession, advancing their status as women of royal privilege. Henry also makes her Queen Regent when he goes off to war.

            Katherine’s marriage to Henry interrupts her ongoing affair with nobleman and soldier Edward Seymour. Given Henry’s track record with wives, will Katherine’s head remain upon her shoulders?

Friday, January 19 performance starts at 7:00.

January 18 - February 18, 2018
sundays:
2:00pm
thursdays:
8:00pm
fridays:
8:00pm
saturdays:
8:00pm
Genre: Drama
Ticketing Website: http://theatre40.org