Shakespeare's King Lear is a tragedy depicting the gradual descent into madness of the title character after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him. His decision brings tragic consequences for all.
Shakespeare's classic tragedy set in a pub -"THE KING LEAR" .
Instead of a King - Mr. Lear, the landlord!
When he announces his retirement and the division of the pub between his daughters Mr Lear imitates his famous namesake and demands to know which of them loves him the most. So begins a playful, accessible interpretation of this classic tragedy. Set not in Stratford Upon Avon but in a pub!
CLOWN to PERFORMANCE
City Lit, London
December 12th -15th
10am - 5pm
Four day intensive leading to a 20/30 minute performance
at the City Lit drama Festival on the evening of the 15th.
To book a place call 020.7831.7831
or go online www.citylit.ac.uk and click on "courses
or check out www.shiftingsandtheater.com.uk