Monday, April 13, 2015

apr 7-18 | the duchess a.k.a. wallis simpson | craig erickson

There is one more week left of this brilliant funny and inventive play, written by Linda Griffiths debuting at the Cultch presented by Ruby Slippers Theatre. PT regular Craig Erickson (GRACE, LEAVE OF ABSENSE, and ) stars as King Edward, and Sarah Rodgers (ESPRESSO, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE RADIO PLAY) directs. 

Don’t miss this scandalous play from Linda Griffiths! The fabulous, epic, and true tale of Wallis Simpson: the notorious, convention-smashing American divorcee for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne. Featuring 10 of Vancouver’s finest actors playing 36 roles, take a trip with Simpson through her tumultuous adult life stopping for visits with historical figures such as Noel Coward, King George V, Hitler, and Queen Mary.

The Duchess A.K.A. Wallis Simpson by Linda Griffiths
Presented by Ruby Slippers Theatre
Dates: April 7-18 @ 8pm
Where: The Cultch @ 1895 Venables St, Vancouver

Starring Diane Brown and Craig Erickson as the Duchess and King, respectively. 

Click here for more info or to purchase tickets.

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