First Staged:
Soho Rep, New York City, 2010


By Young Jean Lee

Young Jean Lee's Lear is an alternative re-working of Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy, focusing on the king's three daughters.

Press Quotes

'Lee uses King Lear and some beautifully unconventional additions to flesh out Shakespeare's themes of loneliness, mortality and filial responsibility in gratifying and moving depth'


Also by Young Jean Lee:

The Shipment and Lear: two plays
We're Gonna Die
Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and Other Plays
The Shipment
Straight White Men & Untitled Feminist Show: two plays

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