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Uneasy Lies the Head (1987)
Cast: Patrick Stewart
The program ranges across 35 years of Patrick Stewart's acting career. While it draws mainly from his experiences in theatre and particularly Shakespeare, it also includes film and television work. Performance, analysis, and anecdotes are mixed together to illustrate the theme of this one-man show.
The theme is Power. Man's pursuit and possession of it and the joys, miseries, and absurdities attendent on it. This theme, he illustrates through recollections of the Kings, Princes, Dukes, Barons, Prime Ministers, Bishops, Generals, party bosses, tyrants, despots that Patrick has played in the span of his career.
Also performed in 1990 in Maryland.