UWM faculty member Rebecca Holderness will direct the production, which is set in 1906 in Russia. The turmoil of that time fits the chaos in the heart of Lear, so this should be fun.
Dennis Krausnick, co-founder of the Massachusetts-based Shakespeare & Company, stars as Lear, a role he has inhabited before. The cast includes some great talent from UWM faculty as well. Jim Tasse plays Kent, and Bill Watson portrays Gloucester. These two men helped to make In Tandem Theatre's production of The Chosen one of last season’s best dramas.
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