King Lear Shakespeare's Globe

King Lear, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

King Lear has three daughters, but no sons. Boldly he makes a decision to divide his kingdom among his children, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid and Lear finds himself adrift, wandering homeless and destitute. As he comes to realize the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity.

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William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Globe
Nancy Meckler
Anna Watson
Rosanna Vize
Shona Morris
Cast list:
Kevin McNally (King Lear)
King Lear - Shakespeare's Globe 2017 Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Opening date: 
Thursday, 10 August, 2017
Available from: 
Thursday, 19 July, 2018
Saturday, 14 October, 2017
Booking to: 
Saturday, 14 October, 2017

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 9DT
Venue Box Office:
020 7401 9919
Nearest tube:
London Bridge

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