King Lear by William Shakespeare (Stratford Festival 2015)

 

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An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king – and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Available from 19 February 2015

Reviews & Buzz

  This is a reminder of why we preserve theatre on film – Toronto Star

  Now’s your chance to catch great actors in a  great production of a great play – Toronto Star

  If you missed Colm Feore’s magnificent performance last season, you’ve got another chance – NOW Magazine

 This filmed version captures all the power of Antoni Cimolino’s clear, muscular staging, crowned by Feore’s layered Lear – NOW Magazine

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