April 19, 2011

August Schellenberg as King Lear

All-aboriginal King Lear in NAC seasonQuebec actor August Schellenberg is to play King Lear in an all-aboriginal production of the Shakespeare classic as part of the 2011-12 season at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

The King Lear set in Canada during the Iroquois/Huronia Wars was one of nine productions announced for the coming season on Tuesday by NAC artistic director Peter Hinton.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see King Lear as The Last of the Mohicans.

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