King Lear

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King Lear

July 2 - August 29

The once powerful King Lear chooses to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, and so begins one of Shakespeare’s most moving tragedies. At the crucial point of relinquishing his realm, Lear demands to know which of his daughters loves him the most. His ambitious older daughters answer with false praise and lavish flattery, however his youngest daughter, who does truly love him, answers with honesty. Wildly unsatisfied with her response, Lear’s rage sets in motion catastrophic consequences. Ultimately stripped of his privilege and its trappings, Lear must reckon with his own humanity.  Outdoors at the new Spruce Theatre.  Days & Times to be announced. 

Details

Start:
July 2
End:
August 29
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Website:
https://www.shakespeare.org/shows/2021/king-lear

Venue

Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Phone:
(413) 637-3353
Website:
http://www.shakespeare.org