Shakespeare play King Lear without words – Hong Kong director’s all-female adaptation puts a fresh spin on the famous tragedy

//Shakespeare play King Lear without words – Hong Kong director’s all-female adaptation puts a fresh spin on the famous tragedy

Shakespeare play King Lear without words – Hong Kong director’s all-female adaptation puts a fresh spin on the famous tragedy

“Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks!”“Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.”“O, that way madness lies.”King Lear must have some of the best lines in Shakespeare, surely. But Hong Kong’s best-known interpreter of The Bard is about to present a new performance that strips all language from the tragedy, relying instead on bodily interactions and occasional howls of anguish.The emotional intensity and action-packed plots of Shakespeare’s plays do lend…

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