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Shakespeare in the Grove 2014: King Lear

posted Jan 6, 2014, 1:19 PM by ARTFARM info   [ updated Jul 29, 2015, 12:16 PM ]
The 2014 Shakespeare in the Grove production 
King Lear

featuring John Basinger in the title role.
July 17 - 20 & 24 - 27, 2014
6 pm Live Music; 7 pm King Lear
in the Grove at Middlesex Community College.
Tickets are $20 for adults or $10 with any valid school I.D.
Senior group rate offered (8 or more) for $12 per ticket

We are very excited to be welcoming John to the ARTFARM Ensemble as King Lear.
He is known locally for his unique performances of Milton's Paradise Lost, and, more recently, his one man version of Lear, The King. He has appeared with many theater companies, including the National Theater of the Deaf and at the O'Neill Center, and has appeared in films as diverse as Children of a Lesser God (with William Hurt, Piper Laurie and Marlee Matlin) to The Wash (with Dr. Dre).

We are also pleased to announce our headlining musicians for this year's performance: 

Thursday 7/24 Mixashawn
Friday 7/25 Kate Callahan
Saturday 7/26 Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard Duet
Sunday 7/27 Rani Arbo and Greg Ryan

Expand your King Lear experience with these FREE events: 

  • Friday 7/25 Post Performance Talk-Back with Director and Actors, moderated by MxCC President Dr. Anna Wasescha. 
  • Saturday 7/26 Live ASL interpreted performance for hearing impaired audience members
John in rehearsal as Lear (Photo by Lauren Sitz)            Sunset on the Grove (Photo by Jonathan Gutierrez)
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