All at once fast-paced and thought-provoking, Lost Lear lands us into the world of Joy, a woman with dementia, who is being cared for through a method where people live inside an old memory.
Following the national and international tour of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, Dan Colley and his company have turned their sights on a very (very) loose adaptation of King Lear, examining the self and that part of us that’s inaccessible to others.
“Who is it that can tell me who I am?”
— King Lear, Act I Scene IV
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Directed by Dan Colley
Composed by Daniel McAuley
Set Design: Andrew Clancy
Lighting Design: Suzie Cummins
Costume Design: Cherie White
Sound Design: Kevin Gleeson
AV design: Ross Ryder
Performed by Venetia Bowe, Peter Daly, Manus Halligan
Funded by the Arts Council | An Chomhairle Ealaíon and Supported by Fishamble: The New Play Company New Play Clinic.
Project Arts Centre is proudly supported by The Arts Council and Dublin City Council.
Ages 14+. Contains flashing lights.
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