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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1765, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1765-05-23
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearWilliam Powell
GonerilMrs Lee
ReganMrs. Hopkins
CordeliaSusanna Cibber
Duke of BurgundyWilliam Adcock
Duke of CornwallWilliam Parsons
Duke of AlbanyJohn H. Packer
Earl of KentAstley Bransby
Earl of GloucesterBurton
EdgarWilliam Havard
EdmundMr. Lee
Old ManRobert Baddeley
Gentleman UsherGriffith
ArantiMrs. Hippisley

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors