Shakespeare’s King Lear, Directed and played by Kenneth Branagh

FALL 2024
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s new staging of the classic tragedy


About this program

Kenneth Branagh will direct and play the title role in William Shakespeare’s King Lear at The Shed in fall 2024. The production was staged in October 2023 in London.

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The creation of new work at The Shed is generously supported by the Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Commissioning Fund and the Shed Commissioners.

Major support for live productions at The Shed is provided by the Charina Endowment Fund, with additional support from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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