Farinelli and the King
Oscar® and three-time Tony® winner Mark Rylance returns to the stage in a new play that “celebrates the restorative power of music and how it can transform us” (The Telegraph ).
Coming to Broadway following a sold-out run on London’s West End, Farinelli and the King tells the story of Philippe V, a Spanish monarch on the brink of madness. He finds unexpected solace in the voice of world-renowned castrato, Farinelli.
This contemporary work is presented in the signature style of Shakespeare’s Globe – candlelight, Baroque instruments and intimate onstage seating create an enchanting theatergoing experience and “a pleasure that verges on the sublime” (The Guardian).