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Miracle Theatre Presents King Lear
August 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm£17
KING LEAR AT THE ISLAND, ST IVES
This summer, Cornwall’s Miracle Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most elemental and passionate play.
King Lear is an exquisitely dark tale about a family squabble that grows out of all proportion, blowing up into a storm of deadly force.
This fresh and fast-paced adaptation of Shakespeare’s text – pared down to its bare essentials – tells a shocking, yet tender, story of ageing and madness, fuelled by ambition and fired by betrayal.
Shakespeare loved to weave theatrical magic out of tragedy in a way that is never far from farce, making King Lear ripe for Miracle’s unique treatment!
Freely adapted and directed by Bill Scott
TICKETS can be purchased HERE or you can call our box office on 01736 796297
Recommended age 12+
Approx running time: 2 hours plus interval
This is an outdoor show & seating is not provided – Come prepared! Don’t forget to bring seats, blankets, a picnic and all you need for an evening of open air theatre. The Island is a rugged venue with some rough terrain that is not easily accessible.
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