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Performance

VenueThe Young Vic
Other spaces: Maria/Clare
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From23rd October 2002
Opened29th October 2002
To9th November 2002
When19:30, Thurs/Sat Mats 13:30
PricesFrom £24.00. To £24.00.
What is currently on at The Young Vic (V245)

King Lear

King LearT057157914
King Lear divides his Kingdom between his daughters according to a declaration of their love for him. His eldest Goneril and Regan exaggerate their affection and inherit. His youngest daughter Cordelia speaks only the truth and is banished. So begins the tragedy of King Lear, whose dignity, sanity and finally life are torn from him by a self-seeking younger generation, ambitious for his power. What is love, what is madness, what is truth - Shakespeare explores these questions together with many others in King Lear, widely considered to be his greatest tragedy.
Author Shakespeare


Archive :: production:T057157914, play:S0555289637, venue:V245

Production details

Company

Producer RSC Academy Company 2002
Director Declan Donnellan
Design Nick Ormerod
Director Nick Ormerod (associate director)
Lighting Judith Greenwood
Music Paddy Cunneen
Choreographer Jane Gibson

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