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Cyclone Rep Theatre presents The King Lear Session
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/03/2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Cyclone Rep perform "The King Lear Session". Photo Joleen Cronin

Following feedback Cyclone Rep created a new version of The King Lear Session. This revised show explores the motivations of Lear, Kent, Goneril, Regan, Cordelia, Gloucester and Edmund with humour, discussion and arguments that focus on the major themes of the play. And as always is performed faithfully to the text with top notch dramatic performances.

Topics and themes analysed in this Session: The Natural Order vs. The Unnatural; Filial Ingratitude; Madness; The Divine Right of Kings; The Nature of Man; Power and Responsibility; Families Mirroring Nations; The Parallels of Lear and Gloucester’s Journey; The Political Context of Lear’s Time.

Booking open to Secondary Schools only.

For further information and bookings please contact Catherine on 021 2355356 / info@cyclonerep.com

Tickets priced €15.00