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National Theatre of London on the Big Screen: King Lear (Monday and Saturday)
Sundance Cinemas presents the National Theatre Live broadcast of their production of King Lear.
Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (pictured; 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.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Monday, May 19 at 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, May 24 at 12:30 p.m.
510 Texas Street, Bayou Place, Houston, TX 77002