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King Lear (1985, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleKing Lear
Year1985
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Theaters
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1985-05-26
End Date1985-10-13
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearDouglas Campbell
GonerilPatricia Collins
ReganMaria Ricossa
CordeliaSeana McKenna
FoolNicholas Pennell
FranceRichard McMillan
BurgundyJames Haworth
Cornwall (b)James Bradford
Cornwall (a)Stephen Russell
AlbanyRoger Forbes
KentJames Blendick
GloucesterLewis Gordon
EdgarJoseph Ziegler
EdmundBenedict Campbell
CuranMax Helpmann
Old ManMervyn Blake
DoctorDavid Renton
OswaldColm Feore
CaptainBrian Paul
HeraldJames Bradford
Servant to CornwallJefferson Mappin
1st Knight to CornwaJohn Bourgeois
2nd Knight to LearJohn Bourgeois
2nd Knight to CornwaSimon Bradbury
Knight to AlbanyNolan Jennings
1st Knight to LearMichael Shepherd
Officer to AlbanyErnest Harrop
Marshal of FranceJames Haworth
TrumpeterA. James Ford
Drummer to CornwallCharles Kerr
French MessengerBrent Stait
Drummer to FranceMichael Wood

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Hirsch
DesignerChris Dyer
Costume DesignerJudy Peyton Ward
Fight ArrangerJohn Broome
Stage ManagerMichael Shamata
Light DesignerMichael J. Whitfield
Sound byStanley Silverman
Music byStanley Silverman

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset