It's Thursday, and that means our peripatetic theater critic, J. Wynn Rousuck, is back in Studio A with a review of one of the region's many thespian offerings. This week, Judy joins Tom in a conversation about Lear, a new production of a 2010 play by Young Jean Lee, now on stage at Single Carrot Theatre.
An artful weave of Elizabethan and modern pop cultures, Lear is a riff, of sorts, on Shakespeare's tragedy, "King Lear," that shows how dysfunctional, selfish and self-absorbed children can still wreak havoc on their elders -- and themselves.
Lear is directed by Andrew Peters, with costume design by Nicki Siebert. The play stars Surasree Das as Goneril, Paul Diem as Edgar, Tim German as Edmund, Chloe Mikala as Cordelia, and Elizabeth Ung as Regan.
Lear continues at Single Carrot Theatre through Sunday, October 29th.