NTLive Screening: King Lear
Sam Mendes Directs King Lear, Broadcast Live From London's West End
On stage now at London's National Theatre is Shakespeare's great psychological thriller, King Lear
, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall
, American Beauty
). Take a virtual trip oversees with this National Theatre Live broadcast of the performance starring one of the great stage actors of our time, Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens
). Adapted to a contemporary setting, this production of Shakespeare's epic tragedy has been called "complex and potent" (Evening Standard
) and "awe-inspiring" (Time Out
). King Lear
is the tale of an aging monarch whose descent into madness leads to upheaval among family and country as both are torn apart by the ambition and jealousy of his prideful daughters.
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for NTLive Screening: King Lear have expired.
The last date listed for NTLive Screening: King Lear was Tuesday May 20, 2014 / 7:15pm.