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The History of King Lear as adapted by Nahum Tate (2014, The Slightly Skewed Shakespeare Series)

TitleThe History of King Lear as adapted by Nahum Tate
Theater CompanyThe Slightly Skewed Shakespeare Series
Release LocationsUSA
Start Date2014-03-16
End Date2014-03-16
Audiencecollege and university
general public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)


An aging king still divides his kingdom in three parts, and a bastard son still plots against his legitimate brother, but in this Restoration-era adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, a love story between youngest daughter Cordelia and much-maligned Edgar takes center focus.

American Players Theatre — Added 2013-06-24

Company Overview

Theater Company The Slightly Skewed Shakespeare Series

Production information courtesy of: American Players Theatre [website]