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King Lear

Directed by Bill Rauch; runs Feb. 21 through Nov. 3

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KING LEAR BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

In this production of King Lear, actors Michael Winters and Jack Willis are sharing the role of King Lear and playing in alternate performances.


King Lear imageKing Lear (Michael Winters) may have ruined the chance for a good match between his daughter Cordelia (Sofia Jean Gomez) and the Duke of Burgundy (Ray Fisher). (Raffi Barsoumian as Edmund and Vilma Silva as Goneril in the background.) Photo by Jenny Graham.
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King Lear imageLear's daughters, Regan (Robin Goodrin Nordli, left) and Goneril (Vilma Silva) plot against their father. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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King Lear imageKing Lear (Michael Winters) thinks the only person loyal to him his his Fool (Daisuke Tsuji). Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear ImageKing Lear (Jack Willis) philosophizes on the heath. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageGoneril (Vilma Silva, left) and Regan (Robin Goodrin Nordli) tell their father, King Lear (Michael Winters), he must rid himself of all his knights, or they won't have him. Photo by Jenny Graham
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Lear press imageKing Lear (Michael Winters) awaits answers to his question--a question that ultimately undoes him. Photo by Jenny Graham
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Lear press imageLear's Fool (Daisuke Tsuji) tries to keep his beloved King from making any more disastrous decisions. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageThe King of France (Tony DeBruno, left) and the Duke of Burgundy (Ray Fisher) are both suitors to Cordelia (Sofia Jean Gomez), but King Lear has changed the stakes. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageEdmund (Raffi Barsoumian, right) encourages his brother Edgar (Benjamin Pelteson, left) to fake a fight with him, playing into Edmund's own plan to be rid of him. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageThrown out of his daughter's house into the stormy night, King Lear (Jack Willis, right) finds the disguised Edgar (Benjamin Pelteson) strangely comforting. In the background, Lear's Fool (Daisuke Tsuji) looks on. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageThrown out of his daughter's house into the stormy night, King Lear (Jack Willis, right) finds the disguised Edgar (Benjamin Pelteson) strangely comforting. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageEdgar (Benjamin Pelteson), in disguise, cares for his blinded father Gloucester (Richard Elmore). Photo by Jenny Graham.
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Lear press imageKing Lear (Jack Willis) in his madness amid the ruins of his kingdom. Photo by Jenny Graham.
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