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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Stage Production

King Lear (1985, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleKing Lear
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1985-11-09
End Date1986-02-01
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (performance)

Cast Overview

King LearDouglas Campbell
GonerilPatricia Collins
ReganMaria Ricossa
CordeliaSeana McKenna
FoolNicholas Pennell
FranceJohn Bourgeois
BurgundyWilliam Dunlop
CornwallStephen Russell
AlbanyRoger Forbes
KentJames Blendick
GloucesterLewis Gordon
EdgarRichard McMillan
EdmundBenedict Campbell
Old ManMervyn Blake
DoctorDavid Renton
OswaldColm Feore
CaptainBrian Paul
HeraldCharles Kerr
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 FranceWilliam Dunlop
TrumpeterHoward Rosenstein
French MessengerBrent Stait

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn Hirsch
DesignerChris Dyer
DesignerFrank Holte
DesignerChristina Poddubiuk
Costume DesignerJudy Peyton Ward
Fight ArrangerJohn Broome
Stage ManagerMichael Shamata
Light DesignerMichael J. Whitfield
Sound byJohn Hazen
Sound byStanley Silverman
Music byStanley Silverman

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset