adapted by Marcus Gardley
from William Shakespeare's "King Lear"
Co-Direction | Dawn Monique Williams
Co-Direction | Eric Ting
Music | Marcus Shelby
Choreography | Kendra Kimbrough Barnes
Scenery | Tanya Orellana
Costume | Lux Haac
Sound | Elton Bradman
Wigs, Hair & Makeup | Cherelle D. Guyton, MBA
Marcus Gardley brings his world premiere production of Lear—a deconstruction of the classic story of power, betrayal, and madness. Set in the Bay Area, this translation and adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic pays homage to the Bay Area in sight and sound. Cal Shakes Lear features a live jazz musical accompaniment led by the prolific SF-Based musician and composer, Marcus Shelby.
Production Photography: Kevin Berne