National Theatre Live: King Lear

In Rhinebeck 
May 21 
Wed 1:30  
(UK / 2014 / Directed by Sam Mendes)
Unrated / 223 minutes
Tickets $15 Adults / $14 Seniors / $13 Members
Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.
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