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Koening Lear

Alternative title
King Lear
Synopsis
Video recording, using a single camera, of Bernard Sobel’s 1987 production of King Lear at the Schauspielhaus, Zurich with Hans Dieter Zeidler as Lear.
Language
German (Switzerland)
Country
Switzerland
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
12 Sep 1987

Credits

Director
Bernard Sobel
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Isabelle Rousseau
Cast
Hans Dieter ZeidlerLear
Andrea FabienCordelia
Juergen CzielaEarl of Gloucester
Alfred PfeiferEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Charlotte SchwabRegan
Eva RieckGoneril
Peter BollagOswald
Wolfgang WarnckeDuke of Cornwall

Additional Details

Theatre
Schauspielhaus, Zurich
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Produced at the Schauspielhaus, Zurich, in repertory, beginning 12 September 1987.
Textual information
Translated into German by W.H. Graf Baudissin.
Reviews
Stumm, Reinhardt. Theater heute 28, no. 11 (1987): 17-20.

Archive

Name

Schauspielhaus Zurich

Web
http://www.schauspielhaus.ch External site opens in new window
Phone
01 258 79 94
Fax
01 259 70 94
Address
Zweltweg 5
8032 Zuricheltweg 5
Switzerland

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