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The History of King Lear by Nahum Tate

Presented by The Hidden Room at York Rite Temple , Austin TX

Nov 06 - 29 2015
The History of King Lear by Nahum Tate

In a hidden room somewhere within 311 W. 7th Street. 
Every weekend in November.
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm.
Sundays at 5pm.
Industry Night Thursday Nov 12th, 8pm.
Running time: 120 minutes.

In 1681, Nahum Tate took an “unpolisht jewel,” Shakespeare’s King Lear, and modified it for Restoration tastes. The romantic result replaced its original for 157 years.

Now rarely-seen, Tate’s oddity dominated the English stage, eclipsing Shakespeare’s version until

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$20-$30 sliding scale

Contact: 9034450332



York Rite Temple

311 W 7th St, Austin, TX 78701


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