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King Lear

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ production of King Lear for the 1988 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival with William Hutt in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Jun 1988

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Laura Burton
Production Design
Elis Y. Lam
Costume
Abram Waterhouse
Cast
William HuttLear
Melanie MillerCordelia
William WebsterEarl of Gloucester
John OrmerodFool
Albert SchultzEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Douglas HughesDuke of Burgundy
Johnny Lee DavenportKing of France
Kevin GudahlDuke of Cornwall
Marion AdlerGoneril
Peter Donaldson (2)Earl of Kent
Stuart HughesEdmund
Susan CoyneRegan
Vincent DaleDuke of Albany

Additional Details

Theatre
Third Stage
Theatre company
Young Company, Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 26 May-3 September 1988
Reviews
Watermeier, Daniel J. Shakespeare Quarterly 40 91989): 212-17 (in review article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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