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King Lear

Synopsis
Video recording of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival 2014 production of King Lear directed by Antoni Cimolini with Colm Feore in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2014

Credits

Director
Antoni Cimolino; Joan Tosoni
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Keith Thomas (2)
Production Design
Eo Sharp
Cast
Colm FeoreLear
Sara FarbCordelia
Scott WentworthEarl of Gloucester
Stephen OuimetteFool
Evan BullungEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Brad HodderEdmund
Derek MoranDuke of Burgundy
Gordon S. MillerKnight
Gordon S. MillerHerald
Jonathan GoadEarl of Kent
Josue LaboucaneCaptain
Karl AngKing of France
Liisa Repo-MartellRegan
Michael BlakeDuke of Albany
Michael Spencer-DaviesDoctor
Mike SharaDuke of Cornwall
Robert KingOld Man
Thomas OlajideOswald
Xuan FraserCuran

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
DVD extras include behind-the-scenes footage.
History
The production ran May 5 to October 10 2014. Press night May 26. The production was filmed live on October 21 2014 and released to 350 screens across the USA on February 2015. Joan Tosoni directed for screen. This staging is available on DVD.
Textual information
Dramaturg is Toby Malone.

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

Online Retailer

Name

Stratford Festival Store

Email
http://store.stratfordfestival.ca/contact-us/
Web
http://store.stratfordfestival.ca/Videos-Stratford-Festival-DVDs/ External site opens in new window
Address
99 Downie Street
Stratford
Ontario
Canada

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