“LEAR”: A Universal Tragedy in SF’s Fillmore District – At Cal Shakes
By Lynne Stevens | Date September 21, 2022
At Cal Shakes, Co-directors Eric Ting and Dawn Monique Williams have staged a first-rate “Lear” with all its rage and fury. In his new, modern verse adaptation, playwright Marcus Gardley uses Bay Area Black history to modernize Shakespeare’s King Lear. The smartest play I’ve seen this year!