September 7 – October 2, 2022 | Cal Shakes & Oakland Theater Project | Production | Orinda, CA, USA
California Shakespeare Theater will present the world premiere of Lear, Obie-winning playwright Marcus Gardley’s modern verse translation of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, beginning September 7 prior to an official opening September 14 in the Bruns Memorial Amphitheater.
al Shakes has announced they will produce two world premiere plays adapted from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and King Lear. The 48th season will begin with Romeo y Juliet running May 25–June 19, 2022 and conclude with Lear running September 7–October 2, 2022.
California Shakespeare Theater has two world premieres on its 2022 lineup, the Orinda theater company announced Monday, Dec. 20, and they’re both new Shakespeare adaptations.