China National Theatre for Children will present KING LEAR, a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, on April 29.
Check out a first look at the rehearsals below!
The theatre has announced the cast, which includes seven all-male cast members. The story involves a relationship between a father and his three daughters.
The theatre wants to explore recreating a ‘thought-provoking’ tragedy for a younger audience.
Zhang Yan will direct.
As China’s top performing arts centre, the NCPA will adhere to the guiding principle of ‘for the people, for art and for the world’ and strive for the objectives of being: a key member of prestigious international theatres; the supreme palace of performing arts in China; the leader of arts education and popularization; the grandest platform for international arts exchange; an important base for cultural and creative industry.
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