Churchill, the play, traces the life of Sir Winston Churchill in the post-war period when he had led his nation and the Allies to victory against the Nazi Germany. In his retirement days, he is asked by President Harry Truman to come to America and deliver a speech at the Westminster College. This is the landmark where the world was introduced to his famous “Iron Curtain Speech”. Playing Churchill, veteran actor Ronald Keaton has impressed the critics and the audience. The play is now open for performances at the Stage 5 of the New World Stages in New York City. So grab Churchill tickets and witness one of history’s best moments with family and friends.
“Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!” This is how The Wall Street Journal lauds the newest play that has become a hit Off-Broadway.
Chicago production and the creative team
The play Churchill saw its first production in Chicago, Illinois, at The Greenhouse Theatre Center. It is a one-man show that has been steered into a stage reality by the brilliance of a veteran actor Ronald Keaton. The founder of the Solo Chicago Theatre adapted the life and times of the famous British Prime Minister soon after the Second World War ended. Keaton acts as the titular character in a performance remembered by audiences of all ages and interests. The rest of the four-member creative crew includes Kurt Johns as the director and Jason Epperson as the set and lighting designer. Paul Deziel and Eric Backus serve as the projection and sound designer, respectively.
Winston Churchill: the man himself
Sir Winston Churchill is undoubtedly one of the most prominent political figures in the history of the modern world. Born an aristocrat, he left a long lasting impression on the British politics. He was a British Army officer, an artist, a writer and a historian. He was decorated with numerous titles, orders and knighthood. His prowess over foreign relations, state affairs and defense strategies alongside his intellect and charisma helped UK win both the First and the Second World Wars. He was loved and admired by the Americans as well who made him their first ever honorary citizen. This Nobel Literature Prize winner died at the age of ninety.
The “Iron Curtain” speech
The play chronicles the post-WWII time when Churchill lost the reelection for Prime Minister despite being a celebrated wartime hero. Residing in his Chartwell home with wife Clementine, he is invited by the American President, Harry Truman. The invitation was to speak at the Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. After receiving an informal and warm welcome, Churchill delivers his epic and historical speech. This speech changed the relations of the two superpowers for times to come. Churchill’s popularity in the US multiplied tenfold where he is still regarded as one of the most celebrated political figures of all time.
Keaton as Churchill visits New World Stages
As the great man himself once said: “I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter…” Get prepared to meet Churchill as Keaton portrays him in numerous performances in the new Off-Broadway production. Keaton has won widespread critical acclaim for playing the legend. Critics have marked his performance as one of the best of the Off-Broadway season. The play will be hosted by the Stage 5 of the New World Stages. So grab Churchill tickets and enjoy the show.
Some of the best theatre productions have released their schedules. Churchill will run at its venue on 9-Jun-18. Upcoming show will be staged at Churchill Downs, Louisville. For the complete list of dates and venues, please visit our website.
|Churchill Downs Racing: Belmont Race Day||Churchill Downs||Louisville, KY||Sat Jun 09 201806/09 12:45 PM|
Churchill Tickets Prices
Currently the average price for Churchill tickets is $26. The date and location for this event is 9-Jun-18 at Churchill Downs, Louisville. The minimum get-in price for Churchill tickets is $8.
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|Churchill Downs Racing: Belmont Race Day||Louisville||9-Jun-18||$26||$8|
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