King Lear contains:
Violence & Torture
Fake blood & Gore
Use of Strobe & Flashing Lighting
Use of Fog & Haze
Goneril’s father near the end of his reign.
Sovereignty is a young man’s game, and it’s time for this aging monarch to fade into the background with one final demand - that his daughters profess their love for him before dividing the kingdom among them. This proves more complicated than anticipated, sending the family spiraling into madness and an unquenchable thirst for power.
McCamus is marvellous- The Globe and Mail
See Soulpepper’s Lear. Do it. Go. Be not alarmed by its run, its un-updated text — this is one of the most fiercely contemporary things I’ve seen this year, and easily in my top three productions since #theaTO began its return in March.- Intermission Magazine
Tom McCamus’ Lear is perfect- Intermission Magazine
Rich and persuasive- Istvan Dugalin
This is a modern, kinetic, apocalyptic King Lear- SesayArts Magazine
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