Thursday Apr 17
King Lear' from London, at the Strand
London's National Theatre "NT Live" season of play broadcasts continues Thursday, May 1, at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., with "King Lear," live at 2 p.m. and rebroadcast at 7 p.m. Academy Award winner Sam Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct the renowned Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare's tragedy.
Sam Mendes' acclaimed National Theatre production of Shakespeare's KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in the title role, will be broadcast to Theatr Mwldan from the National's Olivier Theatre on 1 May at 6.45pm and an Encore will be shown on Tuesday 13 May also at 6.45pm.
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