Event King Lear
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Venue The Playhouse, Adelaide, SA
First Date 12 July 1988
Last Date 6 August 1988
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description King Lear is one of Shakespeare's most intense tragedies, a moving exploration of the theme of filial loyalty and love, and a powerful portrayal of the devastation of the human spirit which can occur when ambition and greed step in.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Name Function Notes
Don Barker Actor
Rose Clemente Actor
Kaarin Fairfax Actor Cordelia
Benjamin Franklin Actor
Patrick Frost Actor
John Gaden Actor King Lear
Ron Graham Actor
John Howard Actor
Greg Jones Actor
Deborah Kennedy Actor
Michael Kitschke Actor
Geoff Morrell Actor
James Roberts Actor
Geoffrey Rush Actor
Henry Salter Actor
Gale Edwards Director
Nigel Levings Lighting Designer
William Shakespeare Playwright
Mary Moore Set Designer
Michael McCabe Sound Designer
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Magazine New Theatre: Australia No. 7 September - October 1988
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record July 1988
Event Identifier 663