Event King Lear
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Venue Playhouse (Sydney Opera House), Sydney, NSW
First Date 14 October 1998
Opening Date 15 October 1998
Last Date 14 November 1998
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Bell Shakespeare tour 1998. By Shakespeare. "All I'm sure of is that this is not a journey into madness but rather a journey from the madness of absolute power to the sanity of discovering Lear's oneness with the rest of humanity".
John Bell
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Tragedy
Elizabethan
Subjects Power
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Di Adams Actor
John Bell Actor
Thomas Clunie Actor
Louise Fox Actor
Melita Jurisic Actor
Russell Kiefel Actor
Deborah Mailman Actor
Christian Manon Actor
Ben Mortley Actor
Kazuhiro Muroyama Actor
Rostislav Orel Actor
David Peatfield Actor
Matthew Whittet Actor
Benjamin Winspear Actor
Tom Wright Assistant Director
Peter Corrigan Designer
Barrie Kosky Director
Barrie Kosky Dramaturg
Tom Wright Dramaturg
Mark Shelton Lighting Designer
William Shakespeare Playwright
Peter Eades Sound Designer
Pip Madgwick Stage Manager
Resources
Works
Further Information Programme contains all tour dates, photographs and biographical details of cast and production team. Musicians John Brennan, Barrie Kosky and Keith Stirling not entered. All information about this production, including programme notes, are available through the Bell Shakespeare Company web site. See the resources and archive links provided at www.bellshakespeare.com.au.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Web www.bellshakespeare.com.au
Brochure Sydney Opera House Diary Oct 1998
Event Identifier 24030