King Lear, Chicago City Theatre Company

The Leo Lerner Theater
February 11 – March 31, 1985

By William Shakespeare
Co-directed by Joseph Ehrenberg and Johnny Lee Davenport


Poster for the production

Lear is invariably trimmed, but this three-hour version is a respectful and careful pruning, wandering with a clean flow through the complexities of palace intrigue and generational warfare.”
—Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune (February 22, 1985)

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