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King Lear

Synopsis
Video recording of Robert Fall’s 2009 modern-dress staging of King Lear for the Shakespeare Theatre Company with Stacy Keach in the title role. Videotaped for WAPAVA by T.J. O’Toole.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
27 Jun 2009
Duration
200 (inc. interval)

Credits

Director
Robert Falls
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Walt Spangler
Costume
Ana Kuzmanic
Contributor
T.J. O’Toole
Cast
Stacy KeachLear
Laura OdehCordelia
Edward GeroEarl of Gloucester
Howard WittFool
Andrew LongDuke of Albany
Aubrey K. DeekerKing of France
Chris GenebachDuke of Cornwall
Conrad FeiningerDoctor
David BlixtCaptain
Dieterich GrayOswald
Gary Neal JohnsonKnight
Hugh NeesOld Man
Jonno RobertsEdmund
Kate ArringtonRegan
Kim Martin-CottenGoneril
Steve PickeringEarl of Kent

Additional Details

Theatre
Sidney Harman Hall
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King Lear; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production originated at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre in 2006
Textual information
Dramaturg is Akiva Fox
Reviews
Peter Marks, Washington Post (June 23 2009). Magelssen, Scott. Shakespeare Bulletin 25 , No. 2, Summer 2007, pp. 91-94.

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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