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The Winter’s Tale

  • WHEN Ongoing from September 30 until October 13, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way, Coronado, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Not available

The Winter’s Tale
September 20 – October 13
Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 8 p.m. & Sunday @ 2 p.m.

by William Shakespeare
Director: Samuel Young

What a fool honesty is…
The Winter’s Tale tells the story of a delusional and paranoid king who tears his family apart. Believing that his wife Hermione has betrayed him with King Polixenes, King Leontes orders her to be sent to prison, banishes his child and orders Polixenes to be poisoned. After sixteen years of being consumed by guilt, Leontes pays his debts and is reconciled with Hermione and his daughter in contrasting scenes that are full of laughter and merriment.
This tragicomedy is one of Shakespeare’s most powerful works, blending pastoral humor, bitterness, resentment and the most magical of endings, proving the power of forgiveness and redemption.

A familiar face to Coronado Playhouse audiences, having performed in Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and King Charles III, Samuel Young returns to CPH, this time as the Director. This production markes the first time Coronado Playhouse has ever staged The Winter’s Tale in the 23-year history of Annual Free Classic plays.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo for The Winter’s Tale. Courtesy of Coro...

Above: Promotional photo for The Winter’s Tale. Courtesy of Coronado Playhouse.


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