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National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking initiative to broadcast productions from the London stage to cinema screens worldwide. Tickets are ($25/$22-Senior/Student). Presented in HD with 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound in Theater 1.

Lear

King Lear

One Day Only | Saturday, April 13, 2024 | 12:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (200 Seats) | $25 or $22 Senior/Student

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★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two aging fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them. Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

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Rated (Treat as PG-13)
By Experience (2018)
Genre: British Theatre
Director: Jonathan Munby
Starring: Ian McKellen

Runtime: 3h 57m w/ intermission

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