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The History of King Lear. [Altered from William Shakespeare by Nahum Tate.] (1681, Duke of York's Company)

TitleThe History of King Lear. [Altered from William Shakespeare by Nahum Tate.]
Year1681
Theater CompanyDuke of York's Company
Theaters
Release LocationsEngland
Start Date1681-03
LanguagesEnglish
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearThomas Betterton
GonerilMrs. Anne Gibbs Shadwell
ReganLady Mrs. Mary Lee Slingsby
CordeliaMrs. Elizabeth Barry
Duke of CornwallHenry Norris
Duke of AlbanyJohn Bowman
Earl of KentJohn Wiltshire
Earl of GloucesterThomas Gillow
EdgarWilliam Smith
EdmundJoseph Williams
GentlemanThomas Jevon
EpilogueMrs. Elizabeth Barry

Company Overview

Theater Company Duke of York's Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors