Already closed | 1h 30m | Harlem

King Lear (The Shakespeare Forum)

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Members say: Must see, Clever, Thought-provoking

About the show

The Shakespeare Forum presents a production of Shakespeare's great tragedy as part of their 2018 El Barrio's Shakespeare Festival.

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In this production, the focus will be on age, familial discord and the ever-present spectre of mortality. 'Lear' seeks to challenge concepts of classical theatre and encourage audiences to actively reflect on recognizable patterns in modern life.

1h 30m | Already closed | El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 (Harlem)

Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Must see, Clever, Thought-provoking

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Clever, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if You love King Lear. Or you want to see how timely King Lear can be.

Don't see it if You want traditional Shakespeare that doesn't ask tough questions.


June 7th, 2018
"'Bold but faithful' is how I'd characterize this production...While each cast member has a decidedly different spin on Lear, each is effective. As a result, we're not stuck with one actor's interpretation. We have the freedom to choose the one we find most convincing...It's Bruun-Moss's ingeniou...
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