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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1979, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1979-10-05
End Date1979-11-04
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearPeter Ustinov
GonerilDonna Goodhand
ReganMarti Maraden
CordeliaIngrid Blekys
FoolWilliam Hutt
King of FranceEdward Evanko
BurgundyJohn Wojda
CornwallWilliam Webster
AlbanyFrank Maraden
KentJim McQueen
GloucesterDouglas Rain
EdgarRodger Barton
EdmundRichard Monette
Old ManMervyn Blake
DoctorRod Beattie
OswaldTom Wood
Captain to EdmundStewart Arnott
GentlemanPatrick Christopher
HeraldChristopher Blake
Servant to CornwallPatrick Christopher
Servant to CornwallDavid Stein
Servant to CornwallJohn Wojda
Servant to CornwallBarrie Wood
Knight to LearRex Southgate
Officer to CordeliaLorne Kennedy
Officer to CordeliaGregory Wanless
French MessengerGeordie Johnson

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRobin Phillips
DesignerDaphne Dare
Fight ArrangerPatrick Crean
Stage ManagerVincent Berns
Light DesignerMichael J. Whitfield
Music byBerthold Carriere

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset