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Lost Nation Theater, proudly presents Hygienic Theaterwerks’ production of The King, based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy King Lear, for one night only Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at City Hall Arts Center, in downtown Montpelier.
This tour-de-force solo performance of Shakespeare's King Lear, by John Basinger, which premiered at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, is at LNT one night only. THE KING presents an old man alone. Suddenly, he’s compelled to speak Lear's words and then all the others in the play, as phantoms, come swirling in upon him. Veteran Actor John Basinger was learning the part of Lear when it occurred to him to try it as a one-character play. It’s a fascinating and inspiring evening in the theater. "A Revelation!"
Post-show discussion with the performer/conceiver, and director (in theater)
$20 general admission
Students & seniors receive a $5 discount.
Ages 6–11, always $10. Hamlet is not recommended for children
(Under 9 admitted at Theater’s discretion. Infants & Toddlers not admitted.)
For tickets & information: call 802-229-0492, or visit www.lostnationtheater.org
City Hall Arts Center (39 Main Street Montpelier) is wheel chair accessible. LNT offers an assisted listening system and large print programs. Service dogs are always welcome. Please inform the box office of any special needs when purchasing tickets. Due to the limited availability of translators and describers, LNT requires 3 weeks notice to arrange for ASL interpretation or audio-description for performances not scheduled for translation.
Lost Nation Theater: named “One of the Best Regional Theaters in America” by NYC Drama League. Sponsors: National Life Group, Capitol Copy, City of Montpelier, New England Culinary Institute, WDEV, Times Argus, Vermont Arts Council and The Point.