|The City Theatre Company
|3823 Airport Blvd. Suite D, 78722 512-524-2870 email@example.com
|The City Theatre is the city's theater, a world class performing arts venue established for Austin directors, designers
and performers who have one goal: the continued excellence in stage performances and the desire to bring that quality,
committment, and service to the central Texas theatrical community.
|ABOUT THE SHOW
| Robert Bolt’s legendary award-winning drama
February 12 – March 6 at City Theatre, Austin.
The City Theatre is thrilled to announce the special stage presentation of Robert Bolt’s
celebrated drama A Man for All Seasons, the thought provoking and timely play of politics,
religion, and power. CTC’s resident director Jeff Hinkle, (Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Hair,
Cyrano de Bergerac, and the acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire) directs the production
lead by an all-star cast of Garry Peters, Roy Mullin, Rick Felkins, Scot Friedman, Mick D’
Arcy and Wendy Zavaleta. Performances begin February 12th through March 6th at The
“I think that when statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of
their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos.”
Politics is a dangerous place for a good man - that warning looms
in the shadows of Robert Bolt’s play.Based on his fascinating true
story, Seasons is the powerful historical portrait of Sir Thomas
More – counselor to King Henry VIII – and the unfaltering will in
what he believes. The powerful King desires to divorce his barren
first wife and marry another. More gets drawn into and trapped in
a position of responsibility he never sought. He is torn between
his religious beliefs, his family, his duty to the King, and his
friendship. Against all odds, he must remain steadfast - a man for
all seasons. The play was brought to life in the classic film starring Paul Scofield, Orson
Welles, Vanessa Redgrave, Susannah York and Robert Shaw. The show went on to win the
Tony Award for Best Play and the Academy Award for Best Picture.
“I do none harm, I say none harm, I think none harm. And if this be not enough
to keep a man alive, in good faith I long not to live.”
Beneath Season’s classical language and period clothing lies a parallel place in our current
political climate and practicality, where today, things may not always be what they seem and
a man’s genuinely held beliefs offer him as much protection as a flower in a raging storm.
Director Jeff Hinkle comments “Seasons is truly a great play, but also very contemporary,
dealing with political vs human issues on an immediate level in today’s culture. In our
history, the fear always exists in losing our voice and how do we remain true to it. In the
current political landscape, this still holds true today and the play draws those parallels.”
The City Theatre has assembled one of the finest company of actors for the show
including Garry Peters (The Common Man), Roy Mullin (Thomas More), Rick
Felkins (Duke of Norfolk), Scot Friedman (Thomas Cromwell), Wendy Zavaleta
(Alice More), Victoria Barton Rosenthal (Margaret More), Mick D’Arcy (Cardinal
Wolsey), Denver Surgener (Richard Rich), Larry Oliver (Chapuys), Darren Scharf
(Will Roper) Levi Gore (Henry VIII), and Sebastian Garcia (Attendant).
SHOW INFORMATION AT A GLANCE
A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt
February 12 – March 6. Thursday - Saturday 8:00 pm. Sunday 3:00 pm.
The City Theatre, 3823 Airport Blvd. Suite D. 78722.
General Seating $15. Front/2nd Row Reserved $20-25. Thursday all seats $10.
Tickets at the door $20. Group and student discounts.
For reservations, call 512-524-2870 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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