Quick Info

 

Run Time: approximately 3 hours

 

Location: Millspace

55 Main Street Newmarket, NH

South Entry, River Level

Dates:  Thursday, Nov 3 @ 7:30PM

Friday, Nov 4 @ 7:30PM

Saturday, Nov 5 @ 7:30PM

Thursday, Nov 10 @ 7:30PM

Friday, Nov 11 @ 7:30PM

Saturday, Nov 12 @ 7:30PM

FREE FOR ALL, Or Pay What You Will 

What is identity based in when you strip everything else away? How do we identify inside all of our social and familial circles? How do we identify inside of ourselves?

Lear. is an exploration of one of Shakespeare's most daunting and famous texts, King Lear, combining the stylistic expression of the internationally renowned company Passion in Practice, New York Shakespeare Company and the "gritty, dirt on your knees Shakespeare" approach you've come to know and love from Seven Stages Shakespeare Company.

By exploring this play through the lens of Alzheimer's Disease, we hope to drive a dialogue about memory and legacy on a personal, communal and global level.  

Stripping the space to its bare bones, we'll explore one of Shakespeare's most daunting and famous texts-- the story of a family dealing with what they are all capable of in the face of inevitable loss and the power and beauty of forgiveness in those trying times.

 

The ensemble will be lead by Deb Kinghorn,  in the title role.

Directed by Dan Beaulieu

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Lear. an exploration of one of Shakespeare's most daunting and famous texts, King Lear

Season Sponsors:

 

Faith Harrington and Peter Lamb

    Julia's Fund through the Maine                       Community Foundation

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Seven Stages Shakespeare Company  P.O. Box 774  Portsmouth, NH 03802-0774