Plays Directory : Lear 1864: Trail of Tears

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

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    New theatre by BSU Drama students, based on Shakespeare's 'King Lear'.

    It is 1864, during the American Civil War. Newly retired General Lear decides to divide his mammoth estate, which once belonging to the Navajo Nation, amongst his three daughters. This act sets in motion a tempest of truth, consequences, dispossession and hurt, which Lear must face while lost in the American wilderness. Haunted by his actions and his horrific past made present - Lear discovers a painful truth among the natives he once

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Connected mandy members:

Joseph Tweedale
2011, Fool
Bath Spa University Theatre, The Scoop (London), Ashton Court (Bristol)
Gordon Kemp
Gordon Kemp
Fight Director
2011, Fight Director
University Theatre, Bath
Richard Wilde
2011, General Lear
Bath Spa University Theatre; The Scoop, London; Bristol Shakespeare Festival
Matt Rushton
Matt Rushton
2011, Gloucester
Bath Spa University; Ashton Court Manor Gardens, Bristol; The Scoop, London
Elizabeth Halpin
2011, Native American
Bath Spa University
Kaiden DuBois
2011, Mad Lear
Bristol Shakespeare Festival and UK Tour
Barnaby Harris-Reid
2011, Albany (understudy King Lear)
The Scoop, Ashton court Mannor, Bath Spa UT
Niamh Handley-Vaughan
2011, Flying Dove
The Scoop, London, Ashton Court, Bristol, Bath Spa Live Theatre, Bath,