Shakespeare on the Lawn returned to Historic Kenmore this past weekend with the first two performances of King Lear. Below are photos from the shows. Don't worry if you missed this past weekend's performances because there are two more shows this coming Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21. For event details, visit http://kenmore.org/events.html.
‘King Lear’ in Washington’s Day: Part 1
Once again this summer, Historic Kenmore looks forward to its annual Shakespeare on the Lawn performances. While settings and costumes may change, today’s Shakespeare audiences most usually witness performances that remain true to the artistry of an unchallenged master carefully crafting his words and stories for the Elizabethan age. Two centuries ago, however, colonial-era theatregoers like … Continue reading ‘King Lear’ in Washington’s Day: Part 1
Coming Soon! William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”
Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore returns this June with four performances of the popular drama, King Lear, performed by The Fredericksburg Players and directed by Fred Franklin. King Lear is one of Shakespeare’s most heart-breaking tragedies—the story of a father who puts his faith in his two treacherous, elder daughters while casting out his … Continue reading Coming Soon! William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”