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King Lear: Looking for Advice on Editing and Setting
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.2179  Friday, 14 November 2003

From:           John Ramsay <
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Date:           Wednesday, 12 Nov 2003 15:48:53 -0500
Subject: 14.2171 King Lear: Looking for Advice on Editing and
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.2171 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

Should have had Lorne Greene as Lear. He did act at Stratford, Ont. en
route to becoming the rancher-king at the Ponderosa -:)

John Ramsay

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