Beginning with struggles for power between kings, churches, and individuals, and continuing through war, revenge, and eventual murder, King John is one of Shakespeare's most revealing history plays. Set during the period when the nobles were changing the face of English government and forcing the king to sign the Magna Carta, this intriguing and rarely-produced play is one you won't want to miss.
Approximate run time: 140 minutes.
Shakespearean plays may contain a small amount of the Bard's usual innuendo and double entendres, as well as very mild violence. This play is appropriate for almost all audiences.
The following links will take you to various articles and audio and video files about the play. CAUTION: Some of these resources give away surprises and endings. You may want to proceed carefully.