LEAR(s) - Shakesperiment @ Slate Theater, Seattle [from 3 to 13 August]

LEAR(s) - Shakesperiment

3 - 13
19:30 - 21:30

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Slate Theater
815 Seattle Blvd S - #140, Seattle, Washington 98134
[Performances are $12 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Three performers tackle one of Shakespeare's most iconic roles each night.

Thu-Sun, Aug 3-13 @ 8:00pm

— Show Description — As a followup to last year's genderbent Macbeth, this year's Shakesperiment is a stripped-down presentation of Lear featuring a cast of all female performers. Additionally, each night, Lear will be played by three performers, aging as the show progresses.

Featuring — Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by K.E. Jenkins and Beau M. K. Prichard
Script Consultant: Alexandra Hamill
Assistant Director: Claire Martin
Stage Manager: Tabitha Angier
Lighting Design: Barbara Cawley

Lear 1: Kaysy Ostrom
Lear 2: Natalie Schmidt
Lear 3: Meredith Berlin
Kent: KE Jenkins
Reagan/Fool: Cassie Jo Fastabend
Goneril: Ashton Lundy
Cordelia: Allison Lloyd
Edmund: Libby Barnard
Edgar: Nina Chatman
Gloucester: Jana Rae Blumberg
Oswald: Paula Wilson Nitka
Albany: Genie Leslie
Cornwall: Shelby Windom

Producer bio — The Shakesperiment is an annual production at the Slate that presents a new, experimental take on Shakespeare's classics. Last year we presented a genderbent Macbeth with rotating leads.
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