King Lear London Tickets
Experience a theatrical highlight with King Lear London
King Lear London is a stellar performance of one of the most complex and moving plays written in the English language. Shakespeare's tragedy was written at the start of the 17th century but remains as relevant today as it did then, with its deeply human themes leaving a strong impression on anyone who sees it. Buy or sell tickets for King Lear London on StubHub today for an emotional and dramatic experience.
King Lear London: a story to transcend time
Like many of Shakespeare's tragedies, such as Hamlet, Macbeth and Othello, King Lear is named for the main protagonist of this five-act play. The story portrayed in King Lear London is based on the legend of British king Leir, who was said to have lived in around 8 BC. The play opens with the elderly king wishing to retire and divide his kingdom between his three daughters - she who loves him most will receive the biggest share. As the daughters, associates and relatives of the king become embroiled in a web of jealousy and greed, the king descends slowly into a madness that will eventually wreck his and his children's lives. Expect to be fully gripped throughout the performance as the masterful cast of King Lear London has you moved to tears and experiencing what it is to suffer madness and filial betrayal. Whether you are a Shakespeare enthusiast or new to the play, King Lear London tickets will take you to a theatrical experience not to be missed.
Watch the stellar cast of King Lear London
King Lear London was first performed in the early 17th century and has since been adapted for stage and screen productions around the world. With the story being incredibly versatile, it has been reimagined against various historical and cultural backgrounds and has at times featured all-male or all-female casts. The psychological elements of the play have been analysed by numerous academics and the play is popular as a teaching text in literature and theatre for its complexity, incredible use of language and dramatic progression. Playing King Lear is considered to be the pinnacle of many actors' careers and has seen outstanding and highly extolled performances by John Gielgud, Paul Scofield, David Warner and Ian McKellan, to name just a few from recent years. A theatrical performance that breaks barriers of time, language and culture, King Lear London is one of the most human of all plays and a demonstration of acting talent beyond compare. Buy or sell King Lear London tickets on StubHub and experience one of the greatest pieces of classical theatre.
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