King Lear (What Dreams May Co.)
Midtown W
74

King Lear (What Dreams May Co.) NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(13 Reviews)
Positive
77%
Mixed
23%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Great acting, Quirky, Ambitious, Absorbing

About the Show

What Dreams May Co. and Queens Shakespeare present Shakespeare's great tragedy featuring a female Lear, reset in early 20th-century Russia.

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Clever, Entertaining, Intelligent, Delightful

See it if If you want to see a Lear consistent with the 17th century context and audience that Shakespeare for which wrote

Don't see it if If you want to apply 21st century moral values or you think that gender bending the lead will create a "change" in the story or presentation

78
Good acting, Stage fighting, Clear, Easy to understand

See it if You like Lear and would be interested in seeing a woman in the title role.

Don't see it if You're not a Shakespeare/Lear fan.

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