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Miracle Theatre : 'King Lear' - Shakespeare, freely adapted & directed by Bill Scott

<b><i>Miracle Theatre : 'King Lear'</i></b>

Date: Wednesday 24th August 2022
Time: 19:30

Miracle Theatre : 
presents
'King Lear'
For this Summer's Open-Air Theatre Tour, Cornwall’s Miracle Theatre presents Shakespeare’s most elemental and passionate play, freely adapted and directed by Bill Scott

King Lear is an exquisitely dark tale about a family squabble that grows out of all proportion, blowing up into a storm of deadly force.

Shakespeare loved to weave theatrical magic out of tragedy in a way that is never far from farce, making King Lear ripe for Miracle’s unique treatment!

This fresh and fast-paced adaptation of Shakespeare’s text - pared down to its bare essentials – tells a shocking, yet tender, story of ageing and madness, fuelled by ambition and fired by betrayal.

What audiences have said about previous Shakespeare adaptations by Miracle
“A triumph of artistry over logic, so inspired and hugely enjoyable” The Tempest
“Better than Stratford in June” Romeo & Juliet

Recommended for ages 12+
Gates Open & Licensed Bar from 6.00pm. The Play starts at 7.30pm

Approx running time: 2 hours plus Interval
Please bring your own low-backed seats, travel-rugs, cushions etc. You're welcome to bring your own picnics. However, details of freshly cooked suppers will be available shortly - either to book in advance or buy on the night before the Show or in the Interval.
Sorry, No Dogs, apart from assistance dogs

Tickets in advance : Standard : £17.00, Under16s : £12.00
Click Here to Book Online Now
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Phone CRBO on 01726 63513
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Buy at Tourist Information Centres in
Truro, St Austell, Bodmin
Wet Weather and Cancellations
Miracle Theatre perform in all weather conditions.
Please check the forecast before your arrival and make sure you dress appropriately.
On the rare occasion that Miracle has to cancel a show, all ticket holders will have the opportunity to exchange their tickets to another day or will receive a full refund.

Covid-19 Precautions
We ask that if you have tested positive for Coronavirus please don’t attend the show, you can call the box office and exchange to another date if possible.
The wearing of Face masks is entirely optional.

ACCESS, INFORMATION & ENJOYMENT
Information on our website here: https://miracletheatre.co.uk/access-for-all/
Miracle tours to many different sizes and types of venue: gardens, cliff tops, beaches and ancient sites – each offering its own unique experience.

 

You may like to contact CRBO with your access requirements before placing your order.

Click the Link above to Book Online Now
Or Phone CRBO on 01726 63513
Buy over-the-counter at Tourist Offices in St Ives, Penzance, St Mawes, Truro, St Austell, Bodmin, Liskeard & Launceston plus 'Heartlands'Pool Redruth