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King Lear Online

Adapted and Directed by Bryan Doerries

Directed and Facilitated by Bryan Doerries.

Registered audience members will receive a Zoom link prior to the event. All of Theater of War Productions' events follow the same format:

  • The actors will read the play.
  • Four community panelists will kick off the discussion with their gut responses to what resonated with them across time
  • We will open the discussion to the audience, facilitated by Bryan Doerries. During the discussion, please raise your hand using the button at the bottom center of the screen. If called upon, you will be promoted to speak and you will be visible and heard by the entire audience for the duration of your comments. If you would prefer not to be seen, please disable your video when entering the event.

To experience this event:

Please download Zoom to your laptop or mobile device https://zoom.us/download

About the play

  • King Lear by William Shakespeare

    King Lear by William Shakespeare depicts an elderly king at the border of losing his faculties and independence, who makes a series of rash decisions regarding the future of his kingdom, fracturing his family and isolating himself from those who love him most.

Cast Members

  • Frankie Faison Headshot

    Frankie Faison

    King Lear

  • Marjolaine Goldsmith Headshot

    Marjolaine Goldsmith

    Cordelia

  • Amy Ryan Headshot

    Amy Ryan

    Regan

  • Kathryn Erbe Headshot

    Kathryn Erbe

    Goneril

  • David Zayas Headshot

    David Zayas

    Albany

  • Jumaane Williams Headshot

    Jumaane Williams

    The Fool

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