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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1766, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1766-10-29
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearWilliam Powell
GonerilMrs. Bennet
ReganMrs Lee
Duke of CornwallRichard Hurst
Duke of AlbanyJohn H. Packer
Earl of KentAstley Bransby
Earl of GloucesterBurton
EdgarWilliam Havard
EdmundRobert Bensley
Gentleman UsherJames William Dodd

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors