National Theatre Live: King Lear
Great Britain, 2013, 210 Minute Running Time
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Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. Lear’s world descends into chaos.
As a part of the National Theatre Live series, “King Lear” will be recorded live and shown on a delayed basis. The Sie FilmCenter is the exclusive Denver-area venue for this thrilling series of great plays.
Simulcast in full HD and 5.1 Surround Sound. Tickets are $15 for DFS Members, $16 for Seniors or Students, $18 for General Admission.