Reviews

  • The New York Times

    ...an extraordinary performance.

Cast & creative team

Characters

  • King Lear
    James Earl Jones
  • Edmund
    Rául Juliá
  • Earl of Gloucester
    Paul Sorvino
  • Edgar
    Rene Auberjonois
  • Goneril
    Rosalind Cash
  • Cordelia
    Lee Chamberlain
  • Regan
    Ellen Holley
  • Earl of Kent
    Douglass Watson
  • Fool
    Tom Aldredge
  • Duke of Albany
    Robert Stattel
  • Duke of Cornwall
    Robert Lanchester
  • Duke of Burgundy
    Louis Quinones
  • Oswald
    Frederick Coffin
  • Gentleman
    George Dzundza
  • Curan
    John R. Tobinski
  • First Servant to Cornwall
    J. W. Harper
  • Servant to Cornwall
    Anthony Chisholm
  • Servant to Cornwall
    Frank Seales
  • Old Man
    Charles Pegues
  • Messenger
    Redvers Jeanmarie
  • King of France
    William Hart
  • Messenger
    Gregory Mosher
  • Captain
    Frankie Faison
  • Herald
    George Addison
  • Gentleman
    James West III
  • Attendant
    Jose Machado
  • Attendant
    Simpson Markson
  • Attendant
    Kevin Maung
  • Attendant
    John W. Salat

Team

  • Joseph Papp
    Director
  • Edwin Sherin
    Director
  • Jac Venza
    Executive Producer
  • Santo Loquasto
    Designer
  • Martin Aronstein
    Lighting
  • Charles Gross
    Music
  • Theoni V. Aldredge
    Costumes
  • Ted Long
    Hair Styles
  • Margaret Sunshine
    Make-Up
  • Bob Hankal
    Associate Director
  • John Merdin
    Associate Director
  • Jason Steven Cohen
    Production Manager
  • Elizabeth Holloway
    Stage Manager