‘Lear’ comes to the Fillmore: A Bay take on Shakespeare’s great tragedy
Cal Shakes’ new production centers Blackness, and features live accompaniment by jazz favorite Marcus Shelby
By Emily Wilson | September 19, 2022
Although she faces stiff competition, you pretty much could call Aurora Theatre Company’s associate artistic director Dawn Monique Williams Shakespeare’s biggest fan. She has acted, directed, and been a dramaturg for his plays, as well as teaching them at Cal State East Bay and Sacramento State.