National Theatre Live from London
The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett
Saturday, Jan. 26
1 p.m., doors 12:30 p.m.
Tickets: $18, $5 youth (18 and under), online at www.arenatheater.org
Arena Theater, 214 Main Street, Point Arena
National Theatre Live presents: A country in the grip of a madman
The multi-award-winning drama "The Madness of George III," written by British playwright Alan Bennett, will be broadcast as a live recording at Arena Theater on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m., with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. The new production, National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse, dramatizes the final years of King George III's reign of the United Kingdom, his battle with mental illness and the inability of the court to handle his condition. Directed by Adam Penford, a stellar cast includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss in the title role and Adrian Scarborough.
The play has a runtime of 210 minutes with one intermission and tickets are $18, $5 youth (18 and under), available online at www.arenatheater.org.
Arena Theater is located at 214 Main Street, Point Arena, California. Arena Theater is a member-supported community theater owned and operated by the Arena Theater Association, a 501 (c) (3) not for profit corporation. For additional information visit: www.arenatheater.org