KING LEAR Runs Sept. 9-Oct. 1

CSC_King Lear promoKING LEAR
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Sept. 9-Oct. 1
[Over-the-Rhine]

Cast: Jim Hopkins* as King Lear, Candice Handy* as Cordelia, Miranda McGee* as Regan, Kelly Mengelkoch* as Goneril, Matthew Davies as Kent, Jeremy Dubin* as Fool, Charles Gidney as King of France/Oswald, Dathan Hooper* as Gloucester, Warren Jackson* as Edmund, Justin McCombs* as Duke of Cornwall, Demetria Thomas* as Duke of Burgundy/Old Man/Ensemble, Adam Tran* as Duke of Albany & Brent Vimtrup as Edgar

Lear claims “nothing will come of nothing,” but Shakespeare’s tragedy reveals madness will come in the face of chaotic plights. In contemporary Europe, a familial dynasty divides when an aging patriarch splits his estate between two wicked daughters and casts out the third – the only one who truly loves him. As Lear and the status quo devolve into madness, the whole family faces the brutal truth of family dynamics, loyalty, and the existence of justice.

  • In preview Wed-Thu, Sept. 7-8 at 7:30pm
  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 9-10 at 7:30pm
  • Thu-Sat, Sept. 15-17 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Sept. 18 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, Sept. 22-24 at 7:30pm
  • Sun, Sept. 25 at 2pm
  • Thu-Fri, Sept. 29-30 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Oct. 1 at 2pm & 7:30pm

Official page |

Leave a comment

Filed under On Stage

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.