THIS YEAR: Six major productions of KING LEAR in London, Stratford, Canada and New York, What does it say about us culturally that there are so many?
King Lear gives us a profound look at the relationship between madness and sanity, impiety and devotion, and, most simply: parents and children. The tragedy lies in its vivid dramatization of what happens when choices fueled by fear and greed spiral out of control.
Arin Arbus directing the two-time Oliver Award nominated Michael Pennington. What will one of England’s greatest classical actors and this young American artist (“Most talented new director to emerge in 2009″ New York Times) uncover in this story of the fracturing of the state, family and self ?
2 & 7:30 pm
Sun 2 pm
Michael Pennington finds new facets in Shakespeare's tragic king