Shakespeare's King Lear, Starring Deadwood's Larry Cedar
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The last date listed for King Lear was Saturday February 9, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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The year is 1944, segregation in the U.S. is prevalent and World War II is in full swing. At Port… More
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Excellent show! I visited with my son who is 22 and my daughter 16 and they both loved the play my 16 year old was brought to tears by such an exhilarating performance by cast. I’m looking forward to another show hopefully in the near future. We...continued
King Lear has divided his kingdom among his three daughters. Deceived by age and pride, he banishes his youngest daughter, blind to her devotion and the greed and cruelty of his two eldest. Lear is cast out by his eldest daughters into a raging storm and forced to keep company with fools and madmen, while Gloucester’s bastard son Edmund schemes against his half-brother Edgar. Tension mounts as sanity is lost, sight is taken, and war breaks out for control of the kingdom in the Bard’s stunning meditation on aging, family, and hysteria.
Larry Cedar as King Lear
with Leon Russom as The Earl of Gloucester
featuring: Michael Bigley, Dana DeRuyck, Sean Faye, Jamey Hecht, Jo D. Jonz, Gus Krieger, Christina MacKinnon, Kate O’Toole, Alex Parker, Tim Portnoy, Hilary Schwartz, Kevin Stidham, and Jesse James Thomas.