The Cardinal Comes To Southwark Playhouse

The Cardinal at Southwark Playhouse

The Cardinal, James Shirley’s tragic masterpiece will be presented at the Southwark Playhouse in a new production starring Stephen Boxer in April 2017. Staged as one of the last five plays performed in England before Oliver Cromwell’s theatre ban, The Cardinal is a captivating story of a religious monster’s relentless pursuit of power. Playwright James Shirley (born 1596) was the last of the great Elizabethan … Read more

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