Review: ‘Lear’ by Marcus Gardley, a world-premiere adaptation/modern translation of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ (*****)

by Charles Kruger Many scholars and readers consider “King Lear” to be Shakespeare’s greatest masterpiece, perhaps even the greatest dramatic work in the history of English literature, “Hamlet” notwithstanding. Certainly for depth of feeling, intimacy of emotional content, philosophical range and theological profundity there is nothing like it. For this reason, many will approach a […]