1 hr 3 min

Oh, Let Me Not Be Mad: King Lear and Aging Shakespeare Decoded

    • Performing Arts

Join us as we explore the journey King Lear goes through from beginning the of play as a self absorbed tyrant to his family, to a man full of love and compassion at the end. Panelists bring both deep context to the play through Shakespeare’s writing and relevant contemporary issues with older adults that relate to the play. This episode is hosted by Raphael Parry (Executive and Artistic Director of Shakespeare Dallas) and features Erik Ehn (Professor at the University of New Mexico, Playwright, Guide at Still Write Silent Retreats) and Aubrey Ferguson (Actor, Musician, Activities Director at a senior housing facility).



Featured Voice Actors: 

Dennis Raveneau (as King Lear)

Meagan Harris (as Cordelia)

Raphael Parry ( as Fool and Doctor)

Join us as we explore the journey King Lear goes through from beginning the of play as a self absorbed tyrant to his family, to a man full of love and compassion at the end. Panelists bring both deep context to the play through Shakespeare’s writing and relevant contemporary issues with older adults that relate to the play. This episode is hosted by Raphael Parry (Executive and Artistic Director of Shakespeare Dallas) and features Erik Ehn (Professor at the University of New Mexico, Playwright, Guide at Still Write Silent Retreats) and Aubrey Ferguson (Actor, Musician, Activities Director at a senior housing facility).



Featured Voice Actors: 

Dennis Raveneau (as King Lear)

Meagan Harris (as Cordelia)

Raphael Parry ( as Fool and Doctor)

1 hr 3 min