Event The Tragedy of King Lear
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Venue Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
First Date 1956
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Amateur
World Premiere No
Description King Lear is a story about a generational power play that leads to civil war. By divesting his power as King, Lear destroys the authority of the political system he represents and in the process unravels many of the human relationships that surround him.
Description Source Other
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Organisations
Graduate Dramatic Society GRADS, Production Company
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Elspeth Angus Actor
David Bradley Actor
Arnold Braunsdorf Actor
Betty Braunsdorf Actor
Jenepher Burns Actor
Brian Heydon Actor
Bruce Lawson Actor
Tony Lee Actor
Michael Louis Actor
Peter Mann Actor
Tim Mares Actor
John McCrackan Actor
Ann Ohlsen Actor
David Schneider Actor
Philip Scutt Actor
Lindsay Sedgwick Actor
Keith Smith Actor
Natalie Sugden Actor
Priscilla Thompson Actor
William Shakespeare Playwright
Jeana Tweedie Producer
Resources
Programme: The Tragedy of King Lear, University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, 1956
Works
King Lear
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme University of Adelaide Library Special Collections, SA
Event Identifier 73902