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National Theatre of London on the Big Screen: King Lear
National Theatre of London presents a screening of King Lear, Sunday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 4.
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.
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Sunday, June 1 at 12:00pm
Wednesday, June 4 at 7:00pm
Various, Houston, TX 77001