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Actors from the London Stage: Shakespeare’s King Lear

McCain at Chapman Theatre

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21
7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22
2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23
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Confronting the role of the monarch in the balance between authority and chaos, “King Lear” reveals the beauty of selfless love, the heartache of betrayal and the descent of civilization into brutishness when selfish greed has run amuck.

Founded in 1975, Actors From The London Stage is one of the oldest touring Shakespeare theatre companies in the world.

Housed and workshopped in the U.K. and based in the United States at Shakespeare at Notre Dame, this residency program visits 16-18 universities per year. This one-week program will present students and faculty with an opportunity to experience a cross-disciplinary, in-depth and dynamic set of workshops, further enhanced by the performances of one of Shakespeare’s great masterpieces.

A Taste of Bluestem Bistro and Bluestem Grill

Friday, February 22  6:45 to 7:15 p.m.
Lobby of the Chapman Theatre, Nichols Hall

Attendees of the Friday night performance of Actors from the London Stage:  Shakespeare’s King Lear are in for a double “treat”! Not only will you enjoy one of Shakespeare’s great masterpieces, but you will be treated to small appetizer “tastes” sponsored by Bluestem Bistro and Bluestem Grill. Assorted wraps, goat cheese bruschetta, hummus and veggie tray, along with a sweet treat await your arrival! Free to ticket holders only.

Check out the McCain Conversation before the performance.

McCain Conversations -- King Lear