British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database
King Lear (2018): Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Shakespeare Theatre
PrKing Lear (2018)
PRINCIPAL CAST: Antony Byrne (Kent); Nia Gwynne (Goneril); Oliver Johnstone (Edgar); Mimi Ndiweni (Cordelia); Antony Sher (King Lear); Buom Tihngang (Edmund); David Troughton (Gloucester); Graham Turner (Fool); Kelly Williams (Regan).
This production was a revival of the RSC's 2016 production and had been significantly re-cast.
This production opened in New York in April 2018 as part of a US tour with the revival of Simon Godwin's production of Hamlet. This production subsequently returned to Stratford for performances from 23 May - 9 June 2018 (The 2018 revival of Hamlet finished its run while the company was in the U.S. with a week at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.)
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