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King Lear

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Tom Prewitt
May 25 – June 25, 2017
Opening/press night: May 28, 2017


Shakespeare’s mature classic begins as fairy tale (“Once upon a time there was an old king who had three daughters…”) and ends in nightmare—of homelessness, alienation, family strife, and civil war. Tackling the title role in his Avant Bard debut, local acting legend Rick Foucheux brings his considerable experience and skills to bear on one of the most challenging parts in the Shakespeare canon.

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Avant Bard mainstage shows are always affordable:

Previews (7:30 pm): PAY WHAT YOU WILL
Thursday (7:30 pm): PAY WHAT YOU WILL
Friday (7:30 pm): $30
Saturday Matinee (2:00 pm): PAY WHAT YOU WILL
Saturday Evening (7:30 pm): $35
Sunday Matinee (2:00 pm): $35
Industry Night (7:30 pm): $10


Single ticket buyers may exchange their tickets for any performance of equivalent or lesser value. If exchanging for a performance of higher value, single ticket buyers must pay the difference when they arrive at the Box Office.


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As a part of our dedication to affordable, intimate theatre, all previews and Saturday matinee performances at WSC Avant Bard are Pay What You Will! “Pay What You Will” means that you can name your ticket price, any price, at the door (and you can reserve a Pay What You Will online in advance with a $10 minimum).


SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR GROUPS
Single tickets for groups of 10 or more are $10 each. For more information or to make a reservation for your group, call 703-418-4808.