Play directory : Lear 1864: Trail of Tears

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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