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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1776, The Drury Lane Company)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyThe Drury Lane Company
Release LocationsUK
Start Date1776-05-21
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearDavid Garrick
GonerilMiss Sherry
ReganMrs. Hopkins
CordeliaMiss Younge
Duke of BurgundyNorris
Duke of CornwallRichard Hurst
Duke of AlbanyJohn H. Packer
Earl of KentAstley Bransby
Earl of GloucesterJames Aickin
EdgarSamuel Reddish
EdmundJ. Palmer
Captain of GuardsJohn Whitefield
Gentleman UsherBurton
AranteMiss Platt
PeasantFrancis Godolphin Waldron

Company Overview

Theater Company The Drury Lane Company

Production information courtesy of: Assistant SIP Editors