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We Who Are Young

Alternative title
Episode 9
Synopsis
Ninth and concluding episode of a radio podcast serialisation of Shakespeare’s tragedy relocated to modern day San Francisco, adapted into modern English verse by Marcus Gardley and directed by Eric Ting. Part of the ‘Play On Shakespeare’ project to create more contemporary and accessible versions of the texts for performance.

9. Goneril, Reagan and Cordelia are all killed and Lear dies of a broken heart. Edgar is left behind as bulldozers raze the neighbourhood.
Series
Play on Podcasts: King Lear
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
8 Apr 2022
Duration
21 mins

Credits

Director
Eric Ting
Producer
Catherine Eaton
Music
Lindsay Jones
Sound Design
Lindsay Jones
Adaptor for Radio
Marcus Gardley
Cast
Keith DavidLear
Francesca Fernandez McKenzieCordelia
Bernard WhiteEarl of Gloucester
Aldo BillingsleaFool
Daniel Jose MolinaEdgar, later disguised as Tom o’Bedlam
Amy Kim WaschkeRegan
Christiana ClarkEarl of Kent
Daniel Jose MolinaDuke of Burgundy
Gina DanielsGoneril
J.D. MollisonDuke of Albany
J.D. MollisonDoctor
Lance GardnerKing of France
Lance GardnerOswald
Rex YoungDuke of Cornwall
Tramell TillmanEdmund

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
The homepage also includes additional podcasts with cast and crew interviews.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/we-who-are-young/id1561429994?i=1000556619015
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Next Chapter Podcasts

Web
https://ncpodcasts.com/playonpodcast External site opens in new window

Sponsor

Name

Play On Shakespeare

Email
info@playonshakespeare.org
Web
https://playonshakespeare.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(541) 846 8466
Address
PO Box 955
Ashland, OR
97520
USA

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