King Lear

September 9

October 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Dramatis Personae

The Royal House of Britain 
LEAR, king of Britain
EARL OF KENT, a loyal nobleman
FOOL, his court jester
GONERIL, Lear’s eldest daughter
DUKE OF ALBANY, her husband
OSWALD, her steward
REGAN, Lear’s middle daughter
DUKE OF CORNWALL, her husband
CORDELIA, Lear’s youngest daughter
KING OF FRANCE, her suitor and subsequent husband

The Gloucester Family
EDGAR, his elder son and heir
EDMUND, his illegitimate son

Other Characters
DUKE OF BURGUNDY, suitor to Cordelia
CURAN, a courtier
OLD SERVANT, to Gloucester
Captain, Herald, Knights, soldiers, messengers, citizens.

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