King Lear is the darkest of Shakespeare’s plays because it tells a tale not of individual tragedy but of a world brought to ruin. In contrast to Othello or Romeo and Juliet, in which one or two lives are destroyed, when Lear falls, he takes his kingdom with him. This fact puts a special burden on designers; in any production of King Lear; it’s important to find a visual language that suggests the full reach of the monarch’s tragedy. This task was well accomplished by scenic designer Karen ...
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