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    • lear goldstar
    Where:
    7137 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
    When:

    Tuesday March 19th 2019 to Saturday April 20th 2019

    • Sundays

      3pm to 5:30pm

    • Wednesdays

      7:30pm to 10pm

    • Thursdays

      7:30pm to 10pm

    • Fridays

      7:30pm to 10pm

    • Saturdays

      2pm to 4:30pm

      7:30pm to 10pm

    • And the following dates:

      Tuesday March 19th 2019 from 7:30pm to 10pm

      Friday April 12th 2019 from 2pm to 4:30pm

      With the exception of the following dates:

      Wednesday March 27th 2019 from 7:30pm to 10pm

      Saturday April 13th 2019 from 2pm to 4:30pm

    An aging king creates a succession plan that divides Britain between his three daughters. Requiring each child to flatter him in order to receive her gift, Lear is publicly embarrassed when his youngest, most beloved child refuses.

     

    Indignant, Lear disinherits her and splits the country between his two eldest daughters, setting off a chain of events that leads Britain into civil war and the retired king into exile and madness. The greatest tragedy in the English language, King Lear examines the often self-destructive relationships between parents and their children, the danger of absolute power to the human psyche, and the universal challenge of senility and providing care for our elders.

     

    Robert Jason Jackson (Broadway’s Aida, Quintessence’s Antigone and Mourning Becomes Electra) returns to Philadelphia as King Lear.

    Open Captioning: 3/28 at 7:30pm and 4/11 at 7:30pm.
    Accessible seating is available, please contact the box office for details.
    TICKETS
    $15 - $59
    CONTACT
    215-987-4450

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