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More PrintJuly 5, 2018 Marcus Center for the Performing Arts929 N Water St.262-498-5777 What happens when a King abuses his absolute power? When he betrays and condemns his faithful child? William Shakespeare’s masterful tragedy takes you on a journey of power, betrayal, misogyny and reconciliation. Experience the consequences and controversy when King Lear prefers flattering […]

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July 5, 2018

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

929 N Water St.

262-498-5777

What happens when a King abuses his absolute power? When he betrays and condemns his faithful child?
William Shakespeare’s masterful tragedy takes you on a journey of power, betrayal, misogyny and reconciliation. Experience the consequences and controversy when King Lear prefers flattering falseness to the truth he needs to hear.

Details:
One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, King Lear features James Pickering* in the title role, Jonathan Wainwright* and a whole cast of top Milwaukee-area talent. Directed by the inimitable Ms. Lisa Gaye Dixon.

Free Shakespeare in the Park celebrates its 9th season with 12 performances, July 5—July 21, 2018. No reservations required**. You may select seats 2 hours before the play begins. Pre-show entertainment by Madison Shakespeare or Quasimondo Physical Theatre before most performances. Show times vary from date to date, please visit the website for more information.

For more details, visit www.FreeShakespeareInThePark.org or call (262)498-5777.
* Members, Actors’ Equity Association
** Reservations for any performance you wish are available for members of Shakespeare in the Park. Become a Member at our website> Support> Become a Member.

Concessions and full cash bar by Sazama’s Fine Catering. You are welcome to bring a picnic. No carry-in alcohol.

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