King Lear

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Sheila Daniels

Performed at the Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center

April 24, 2014


May 17, 2014

The ultimate family drama matched by intense political intrigue, King Lear traces an aging monarch’s descent into madness. Weary of his royal duties, King Lear elects to distribute his lands among his three daughters. But sweet falsities and hubris blind Lear to the true motives of those around him, scorching king and kingdom to ashes with consequences that unearth the worst and best in human nature.


Craig Wollam (co-Scenic Designer), Melanie Burgess (Costume Consultant), Jessica Trundy (Lighting Designer), Rob Witmer (Sound Designer), Marleigh Driscoll (Props Designer), Louise Butler (Stage Manager).

CAST (in alphabetical order)
Scott Ward Abernethy (Oswald/Ensemble), Patrick Allcorn, (Duke of Albany), Gordon Carpenter, (Duke of Cornwall/Doctor/Ensemble), Jorge Chacon (Edgar), Jonathan Crimeni (King of France/Ensemble), Elinor Gun (Cordelia/Ensemble), Dan Kremer (King Lear), Todd Jefferson Moore (Fool/Old Man), Linda K. Morris (Goneril), Sophie Paterson (Ensemble), Craig Peterson (Duke of Burgundy/Ensemble), Debra Pralle (Regan), Eric Riedmann (Edmund), Sean Schroeder (Ensemble), Amy Thone (Duchess of Kent), Michael Winters (Duke of Gloucester).


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