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King Lear - National Theatre Live Screening

  • December 14, 2018
  • Location: Mesa Community College
  • Address: 1833 W Southern Ave Mesa, AZ 85202
  • Times: From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: $9-15
  • Phone:(480) 461-7172
  • Venue: MCC Theatre
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Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts presents National Theatre Live’s broadcast of King Lear.

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ 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’ contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends.

 Prices: $9.00 Student/Staff/Senior and $15.00 General Public

The MCC Theatre is located on the south side of the Southern & Dobson campus just east of Dobson Avenue. Parking is free.

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