King Lear to transfer to West End


Monday 12 February 2018


London West End - Shakespeare - Shows

Chichester Festival Theatre announce the West End transfer of Jonathan Munby's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, with a cast including Ian McKellen as Lear - tickets now on sale from ActDrop.
King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre with Ian McKellen

Image: Chichester Festival Theatre


Chichester Festival Theatre have announced the West End transfer of Jonathan Munby's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, with a cast including Ian McKellen as Lear.


Following its sold-out run at the Minerva last autumn, King Lear will run for a strictly limited period at the Duke of York's Theatre from 11 July to 3 November 2018.


King Lear will be the third Festival 2017 production to transfer to London this year, following the musical Caroline, Or Change at Hampstead Theatre (12 March - 21 April) and James Graham's Quiz at the West End's Noël Coward Theatre (31 March - 16 June).


Tickets for King Lear are available now from £32 - see the tickets link below.


Synopsis


With its intimate staging, this contemporary, dystopian production places audiences at the centre of the storm as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with shocking ends.

Cast


Includes:


Ian McKellen


Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Jonathan Munby
Production: Chichester Festival Theatre

Venue


Duke of York's Theatre
St Martin's Lane
London
WC2N 4BG

Dates


From: Wednesday 11 July 2018

Closes: Saturday 3 November 2018

Tickets


Standard: From £32


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Links


Show website
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