84 Society St
Charleston, SC 29401
As part of “SHAKESPEARE FOR ALL” series, Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina presents “KING LEAR” by William Shakespeare – Starring David Loar as King Lear, and supported by a professional cast, this under-two-hour version by scholar Clarence Felder, is set in 1745, in the wild Badlands of North Dakota when it was Rupert’s Land (Hudson Bay Company), in the midst of a bloody fight between English and French over the rich fur trade. It is a fatal family drama of love, treachery, justice and forgiveness. Incidental music supervised by Andrew Brown. Recommended for age 12 and up. March 21,22,23 & 28,29,30 @ Threshold Repertory Theatre.
Info: www.actorstheatreofsc.org TICKETS: eventbrite.com – or call for info & reservations to purchase at door: 843-696-2761 -Parking available on Wentworth St & George St.
ACTORS’ THEATRE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (ATSC) is a professional non-profit theater and film company, which has produced 107 productions in 23 years, including new works by South Carolinians as well as a focus on classical theatre.
This program is sponsored in part by a major grant South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.The mission of South Carolina Humanities is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This not-for-profit organization presents and/or supports literary initiatives, lectures, exhibits, festivals, publications, oral history projects, videos and other humanities-based experiences that reach more than 250,000 citizens annually. South Carolina Humanities receives funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as well as corporate, foundation and individual donors. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from throughout the state.
This program also sponsored in part by the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and a grant from Charleston County, John & Norma Hall and Dr.Jane LaRoche