july, 2022

15jul7:00 pmKing LearPresented by Original Practice Shakespeare Festival


Event Details

Lear’s retiring and divides up his kingdom. Regan gets half. Gonerril gets half. Cordelia gets banished. Kent gets banished, but sticks around anyways (in disguise!). Edmund the Bastard stages a coup, alongside Goneril and Regan. Lear is cast out. Cordelia rides to Lear’s rescue. All your favorite characters die.

ORIGINAL PRACTICE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL (OPS Fest) is back in the parks for a 14th season, and they’re expanding their tour! This year, OPS Fest is adding Washington Park to their ever-growing list of locations! If that’s near you, or you’re excited to see some free Shakespeare done in the old, old-school way in a brand new place, join OPS Fest at Washington Park on August 19 and 20.

This summer, OPS Fest starts the season on Tuesday, June 21 at 9:00pm with the audience favorite Midsummer Midsommer at the top of Mt. Tabor. They then jump directly into WIL Fest and perform all 25 of the Shakespeare plays in their lineup each weekend throughout the summer. **If the COVID-19 pandemic causes public gatherings to halt temporarily, OPS Fest will perform the scheduled show(s) online. Check in at https://opsfest.org to keep current!


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