Following his acclaimed performance in the hit film Dunkirk, Oscar and three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance returns to the stage in Farinelli and the King. This captivating new play arrives on Broadway after sold-out runs at Shakespeare’s Globe and on London’s West End.
It tells the true story of Philippe V (Rylance), a Spanish monarch on the brink of madness.
About the Author
Claire van Kampen is a musical director, director, composer and playwright. In 2015 she was historical music advisor and arranger of Tudor music on the BBC TV series Wolf Hall. Farinelli and the King received six Olivier Award nominations including Best Play.