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King Lear: Looking for Advice on Editing and Setting
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2171  Wednesday, 12 November 2003

From:           David Evett <
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Date:           Tuesday, 11 Nov 2003 17:44:20 -0500
Subject: 14.2155 King Lear: Looking for Advice on Editing and
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.2155 King Lear: Looking for Advice on Editing and
Setting

A Ponderosa Ranch version of *Lear* was performed at Stratford, Ont., in
the late 70s or early 80s, with Douglas Campbell as the rancher-king,
and everybody speaking with prairie accents.  I didn't find it very
satisfying, but my unhappiness had more to do with the actors than the
setting.

David Evett

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