KING LEAR

Written by
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Directed by
ELIZABETH SWAIN

Three daughters.
Two Liars.
And a King grown old but not wise.

Southwest Shakespeare Company proudly presents one of the greatest plays in world drama, The Tragedy of KING LEAR by William Shakespeare.

Can a man of power, give away that which makes him powerful, and still expect to rule? Join us as Shakespearean actor and director Elizabeth Swain leads a diverse company of Classically trained actors as they take on the King gone mad.


CAST

Cynitta Agent
Goneril

Brady Anderson
Burgundy/Oswald

Aaron Angello
Kent/Old Man

Kenneth Chambers
Albany

Jim “Doc” Coates
Fool

Rachelle Dart
Edgar

Joi Fletcher
Cordelia

Gustavo A Flores
Edmund

Adam Guinn
Cornwall/Messenger, Gentleman, Captain, Herald

Sam McInerney
Edgar (Student Matinees)

Jayden O’Farrel
France/Knight/Servant/Doctor/Soldier

Isaac Ramsey
Attendant/Cornwall’s Servant/Messenger/Soldier

Monica Sampson
Regan

Tyler Sines
Curan/Servant/Gentleman/Soldier/Messanger


CREATIVE TEAM

William Shakespeare
Playwright

Elizabeth Swain
Director

Keath Hall
Fight Choreographer

Maci Hosler
Costume Designer

Tiana Torrilhon-Wood
Scenic Designer

Peter Bish
Sound Designer

Stacey Walston
Lighting Designer

Beau Heckman
Props Designer

PRODUCTION TEAM

Emmy Antillon
Stage Manager

Dylan Prentis
Assistant Stage Manager

Stacey Walston
Technical Director

Jeff Blake
Master Carpenter

DIG DEEPER

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

  • Fri. Oct. 14, 7:30 PM
  • Sat. Oct 15, 2:00 PM
  • Sat. Oct 15, 7:30 PM
  • Sun. Oct 16, 2:00 PM
  • Thu. Oct 20, 7:30 PM
  • Fri. Oct 21, 7:30 PM
  • Sat. Oct 22, 2:00 PM
  • Sat. Oct 22, 7:30 PM
  • Sun. Oct 23, 2:00 PM
  • Sat. Oct 29 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE LOCATION

Mesa Arts Center
Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse Theater

One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201



BOX OFFICE CONTACT & LOCATION

Ticketing for all SW Shakes productions is done through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office.  PERFORMANCE LOCATION can be found at the top of this page in this column.

MESA ARTS CENTER BOX OFFICE
1 E Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201

480) 644-6500

Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12–5PM
Wednesday 12–5PM
Thursday 12–5PM
Friday 12–5PM
Saturday 12–5PM
Sunday Closed

 


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