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King Lear by William Shakespeare

Saturday, July 9, 8:00 pm10:30 pm

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One event on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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One event on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 7:30 pm

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One event on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Join us for the 45th Anniversary Season of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival!

SYNOPSIS

Strained relations between a father and his daughters are at the core of Shakespeare’s explosive tragedy, King Lear. In this tale of intimate family drama and political manipulation, an aged leader at the height of his power and influence, loses his grip on position, power, family, and sanity when hubris and ego trump love and loyalty. Lear examines the most basic questions of human existence and is considered one the most powerful dramas in Western literature.

DATES

Preview:
Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m.

Performances:
Saturday, July 9 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 15 at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. (ASL-Interpreted Performance)
Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Will include a 15-minute intermission.

Venue

Ewing Theatre
48 Sunset Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Phone:
309-438-2535
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