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King Lear Project presented by Grandparents Around The World

Adapted and Directed by Bryan Doerries


Free Event

The King Lear Project was developed in partnership with Brooklyn Public Library, and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, with support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Weissman Foundation

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

  • James Earl Jones Headshot

    James Earl Jones

  • Andrea Patterson Headshot

    Andrea Patterson

  • Juliana Francis-Kelly Headshot

    Juliana Francis-Kelly

  • Obi Abili Headshot

    Obi Abili

  • Linda Powell Headshot

    Linda Powell

  • Peter Francis James Headshot

    Peter Francis James

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