Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII
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What’s a Tudor monarch to do when he has to face all six of his wives in the afterlife?
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“A spectacular triumph! Very highly recommended!” – Gia on the Move
The Edinburgh Fringe SELL OUT smash hit makes its US Debut!
Written by James Cougar Canfield (TETA Playfest Award Winner, Alley Theatre’s Houston Young Playwright Award Winner) and workshopped and performed by graduates of East 15 Acting School’s MFA Acting International program, “Ladies in Waiting” finds King Henry VIII in a purgatory-like situation, where one by one he must confront and face off with each of his wives. Through dark humour, devastating truths, sexy seductions, and powerful revelations, Henry comes face to face with what his legacy has become: one entirely defined by women.