NT Live: King Lear (Encore)

Location: Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts (Map it)

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National Theatre Live: King Lear (Encore)
Sunday, January 13 at 2:00PM
Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive

By William Shakespeare
Starring Ian McKellen
Directed by Jonathan Munby

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Running Time:
Act One: 1 hour, 56 min; Intermission: 15 min; Act Two: 1 hour, 20 min

The Wirtz Center proudly presents National Theatre Live in its eighth season at Northwestern University. Each of these events present the best of British theatre captured live for the big screen.

National Theatre Live is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and is proudly supported by SkyArts. The Wirtz Center's Stage on Screen broadcasts are sponsored by a generous grant from The Alumnae of Northwestern University.

Box Office: 847-491-7282

Ticket Information

$20 general public, $16 NU Employee, $16 Seniors (62+), $10 full-time student (Under 30 with current ID)