About This Show

The centerpiece of Red Bull Theater’s season, this production of Christopher Marlowe’s rarely-performed masterwork, Edward the Second, continues Red Bull Theater’s exploration of the seldom-seen classics of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, building on their history with Pericles and The Revenger’s Tragedy and simultaneously striking out in a bold new direction. Edward the Second is a timely examination of the struggle for personal human rights amidst a powerful public need for political expediency. It examines the question of whether an individual in absolute public power truly has the right to a personal life. In a climate of political opportunism, this play confronts the question of individual and equal rights head on, leading to a devastating examination of human rights and unreasoning love, amidst a great personal and very public drama of politics, ambition, and war.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: December 16, 2007 Final Performance: January 27, 2008

Theatermania Review

| | December 16, 2007
Red Bull Theater’s stylish production of Christopher Marlowe’s play is strangely passionless.

You Might Also Like

The Hand That Feeds You

Performances begin: December 5, 2024


Performances begin: November 7, 2024

Get discount tickets to see Funhouse!

The World’s Most Boring Murder

Final performance: July 28, 2024

Get discount tickets to see The World's Most Boring Murder!

In Search of Elaina

Performances begin: September 5, 2024

Save 20%!

Twelfth Night

Performances begin: September 25, 2024

Watch Me

Performances begin: August 8, 2024

Get discount tickets to see Watch Me