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Kral Lear

Alternative title
King Lear
Synopsis
Video recording of Martin Huba’s 2002 production of King Lear with Jan Triska in the title role.
Language
Czech
Country
Czech Republic
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2002
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Director
Martin Huba
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Petr Malasek
Production Design
Jozef Ciller
Costume
Milan Corba
Cast
Jan TriskaLear
Linda RybovaCordelia
Jan KacerEarl of Gloucester
Karel DobryFool
Jiri LangmajerEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Chmela. IgorDuke of Cornwall
David MatasekDuke of Albany
David NovotnyDuke of Cornwall
David SucharipaEarl of Kent
Eva ElsnerovaGoneril
Jan NovotnyDuke of Albany
Jitka SchneiderovaRegan
Martina ValkovaGoneril
Richard TrstanCuran

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Open-air theatre

Notes

General
Different actors played some of the roles during the course of the production. It is not known who played the roles of Albany and Kent (for example) in the Arts Institute recording.

The Summer Shakespeare Festival is an open-air theatre event initiated by President Vaclav Havel.
History
Produced by the Schok Agency at the Summer Shakespeare Festival, Prague Castle, beginning 28 June 2002.
Textual information
Translated into Czech by Martin Hilsky.

Archive

Name

Arts Institute-Theatre Institute

Email
info@institutumeni.cz
Web
http://institute.theatre.cz External site opens in new window
Phone
224 809 123
Fax
224 809 123
Address
Celetna 17
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

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