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Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1980, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1980-09-14
End Date1980-11-08
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearPeter Ustinov
GonerilMartha Henry
ReganPatricia Conolly
CordeliaLynne Griffin
FoolWilliam Hutt
FranceStephen Russell
BurgundyJohn Wojda
CornwallWilliam Webster
AlbanyNicholas Pennell
KentJim McQueen
GloucesterDouglas Rain
EdgarRodger Barton
EdmundRichard Monette
Old ManMervyn Blake
DoctorRod Beattie
OswaldRichard McMillan
CaptainDwayne Brenna
GentlemanPatrick Christopher
HeraldChristopher Blake
Servant to CornwallPatrick Christopher
Servant to CornwallDavid Clark
Servant to CornwallStephen Ouimette
Servant to CornwallJohn Wojda
Knight to LearMaurice E. Evans
Officer to CordeliaStephen Ouimette
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