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Abdication, The

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Queen Christina of Sweden's bizarre life and unprecedented choices are under the spotlight in Ruth Wolff’s skillfully written contemporary historical work. Read More >

Abdication_120It is 1655 and Christina arrives in Rome after abdicating her throne and embracing Catholicism. Expecting to be welcomed by the Pope himself, Christina finds herself facing something more nightmarish than she’d imagined…

Through their portrayal of these historical characters, Eudicyde Productions’ large cast converts the intimate setting of Pentameters Theatre to the Vatican of 1655, the court of Christina’s childhood and the present-day arena of a woman in search of herself.  Contemporary yet timeless, Ms Wolff has created an achingly poignant story of a woman whose life fascinates and baffles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 24/05/2005

Closing Night: 11/06/2005

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