Lear: A Retrospective At Redux Festival

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Philip McKee + Clare Coulter, Canada
Created with Rose Plotek

"Not your average take on Lear... fascinating" – NOW magazine

Between 2011 and 2014, Canadian theatre legend Clare Coulter performed the role of Shakespeare’s King Lear three times. Each time she was directed by Philip McKee, and each time both of them thought it would be the last; because, in their effort to tell King Lear’s story of generational inequality, of the struggle to both give and receive a legacy, they ended up living it instead.

LEAR: A Retrospective propels the improbable collaboration of this work into a new form. It is a performance that attempts to examine conflicts without succumbing to them, one that escapes the orbit of Shakespeare by using attachment theory and autobiography in an intergenerational dialogue about what is most inevitable.

Tickets: $35
Students + Youth (29 & under): $15

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