king lear 2005

 
 

Harlos Productions in 2004 brings a physical, innovative and exciting production of KING LEAR. David Ritchie leads a cast of seven highly skilled actors with a depth of Shakespearean experience who, joined onstage by a musician, imaginatively retell this epic tale of family, power and madness. Director Michael Pigott combines the excitement of powerful physical, visual theatre with a scrupulous respect for the text in a production that is highly theatrical as well as deeply dramatic. Engrossing both for newcomers to Shakespeare as well as for connoisseurs.

After 5 years of highly acclaimed productions of Shakespeare, Harlos is mounting a return season of their 2004 King Lear. Director Michael Pigott, a highly skilled cast of seven, and a live musician bring you the excitement of powerful physical, visual theatre with a scrupulous respect for the text. Engrossing both for newcomers as well as for connoisseurs.

director
Michael Pigott

SET design
Tom Bannerman

Lighting design
Tony Youlden

COSTUMES
Katja Handt

MUSIC
Cameron Undy

FRONT OF HOUSE
John Calvi

cast
Michael Cullen
Megan Drury
Sophie Gregg
Nathan Lovejoy
David Ritchie
Graeme Rhodes
Meme Thorne
Cameron Undy

SEASON
7 - 28 May 2005
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After 5 years of highly acclaimed productions of Shakespeare, Harlos is mounting a return season of their 2004 KING LEAR.


Director Michael Pigott, a highly skilled cast of seven, and a live musician bring you the excitement of powerful physical, visual theatre with a scrupulous respect for the text. Engrossing both for newcomers as well as for connoisseurs.