Saturday, February 28, 2009

Here's Grace and a Cod-piece

Don't let today's warm weather fool you -- we've still got a while to go before its Shakespeare in the Park season. But that doesn't mean you have to be deprived of Shakespeare. Today and tomorrow you can catch King Lear at the National Black Theatre:

Take Wing And Soar Productions proudly presents Shakespeare's KING LEAR, at the National Black Theatre, from February 20th - March 1st. Directed by Shakespearean actor & director Timothy D. Stickney, KING LEAR stars Tony Award winning actress Trezana Beverley.

KING LEAR tells a poignant tale of tragedy, murder, greed, power, madness & ungrateful children! Can a man of power, give away that which makes him powerful & still rule? Join the TWAS Classical Actors of Color as they share the stage with Tony Award winning actress Trezana Beverley* as she takes on the role of a King gone mad, in one of the greatest plays in world drama.

Joining Ms. Beverley in starring roles are Leon Addison Brown*, Jim DeMonic & Bryan Webster*. Featured in the cast are James Edward Becton*, Freeman Borden, Alvin Chan, Matthew Cohn, Lawrence Floyd*, Robin LeMon*, Jennifer Le Blanc*, Anja Lee*, Marcus Lorenzo, Tom Martin, Morgan McGuire, Khemali Murray, Declan Sammon, Tovah Suttle*, Chris Triana, Armand Valdes, Kari Nicole Washington* & Mary Hodges* as Lear's Fool.

Dramaturgy is by Dr. Mark Ringer, Scenic Design by Pavlo Bosyy, Costume Design by Ali Turns, Lighting Design by Joyce Liao & Sound Design by David D. Wright. Production Stage Manager is Norman Small.

Artistic Director & Producer of KING LEAR is Debra Ann Byrd, Producer is Flora Gillard & Associate Producer is David Weaver.

TICKETS for this LIMITED ENGAGEMENT are now available at SMARTTIX.COM | $18.00 Call 212.868.4444 | GROUP SALES & INFO 212.696.6572 | visit us online at

Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm; Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm | Opening Night Gala - Tuesday, February 24th | Gala Seats: $50; General Admission: $18 Adults; $15 Students and Seniors; TDF Vouchers accepted.

The play is based on the mythological Leir of Britain.

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