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King Lear, Scenes from Shakespeare’s Play

Synopsis
This video presents a recording of the live virtual online audio performance of selected scenes from King Lear by students from the theatre and dance department of East Tennessee State University. It also includes recordings from rehearsals. The production of Lear is inspired by the Orson Welles and John Houseman’s radio productions for the Mercury Theater on the Air in the 1930s. The production and the selected scenes are introduced by director Bobby Funk with contributions from Herb Parker, who stars as Lear.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio; Video
Transmission details
23 Apr 2021 at 19:00
Duration
84 mins

Credits

Director
Bobby Funk
Cast
Herb ParkerLear
Hana GossCordelia
Seth BucklesEarl of Gloucester
Sarah HillFool
Gabe FeltyEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Abigail ArnettDoctor
Aubrey ToncrayGoneril
Billie WilliamsRegan
Emma-Rae CarsonSoldier
Hunter ThomasEdmund
J.T. RobertsEarl of Kent
Kayla FielderKent in disguise (Earl of Kent)
Lindsay FlewellGentleman
Lindsay FlewellHerald
Myla AndersonDuke of Albany
Tyler MitchellBurgandy (Duke of Burgundy)
Wesley HarmonKing of France
Zoe CameronDuke of Albany

Additional Details

Theatre
Bert C Bach Theater
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
The scenes performed are: Act 1 Scenes 1, 2 and 4; Act 2 Scenes 3 and 4; Act 3 Scene 2; Act 4 Scene 7; Act 5 Scene 3;

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/ugPtF8Z0sDE
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

East Tennessee State University

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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