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King Lear

King LearA modern-dress presentation of Shakespeare's classic drama.

The aging patriarch of a royal family is beginning to show signs of dementia, and it does not bode well for his successors. Two of his daughters manipulate his affection for their own selfish ends. His youngest daughter, whose love for him is the most true, will not flatter him and will consequently be made to suffer. In the wake of his inability or unwillingness to rule as he must, two families will be thrown into turmoil that threatens to tear them apart.

That is the basic plot of King Lear, presented in modern dress for a contemporary audience. What happens to a family when its leader becomes too incapacitated to guide it?

Carl Weintraub portrays Lear. The cast also includes Veronica Maccari, Chineze Enekwechi, Jasmine Ilarde, Jennifer Ashe, Carlo D’Alba, John Ogden, Kelton Jones, Madison Young and Massimo Napoli.

Rebecca Lynne, the Founder and Artistic Director of Dean Productions Theatre Company, helms this production.  She has previously directed in New York, Washington D.C, London, Bali, New Jersey and California. Her previous directing credits include The Chekhov Comedies, The Tempest, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Comedic Tragedy of Macbeth, The 39 Steps, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Last Five Years, Into the Woods, The Lady of Shallot, Love’s Labours Lost, The Mikado, The Ghost Sonata: The Opera, much more.

Dean Productions Managing Director: Madison Strasser.

The Ewings, Carringtons and Lyons have nothing on the Lear family. Come SEE WHY King Lear has endured for over four centuries as the ultimate family drama.


Presenter / Producer: Dean Productions

Listed Categories
Theater > Drama


Event Phone: 626-674-0504

Venue
Brand Park
1601 W. Mountain Ave.
Glendale CA 91201

Regions:
North Hollywood / Burbank / Glendale


Performance Dates: 9/26/2019 - 10/19/2019
Thursday, 09/26/2019
Friday, 09/27/2019
Saturday, 09/28/2019
Thursday, 10/03/2019
Friday, 10/04/2019
Saturday, 10/05/2019
Thursday, 10/10/2019
Friday, 10/11/2019
Saturday, 10/12/2019
Thursday, 10/17/2019
Friday, 10/18/2019
Saturday, 10/19/2019

Performance Times
8 p.m.

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