Miracle Theatre: King Lear
Tuesday 26th July 2022
until Wednesday 27th July 2022, 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Location: Boconnoc Estate
Miracle Theatre return to Boconnoc once again for an outdoor theatre experience in the picturesque Dorothy Garden.
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
What audiences have said about previous Shakespeare adaptations by Miracle
“A triumph of artistry over logic, so inspired and hugely enjoyable” The Tempest
“Better than Stratford in June” Romeo & Juliet
Performances of King Lear will be running for two nights Tuesday 26th July and Wednesday 27th of July at 7:30pm.
Additional info: Come prepared! Don’t forget to bring seats, blankets, picnic and all you need for an evening of open air theatre.