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2016 Winter Shakespeare: King Lear

King Lear By William Shakespeare

Starring David Landon as King Lear

Directed by Denice Hicks

Cast TBA

Interested in joining the cast? Audition information here

Public Performances

January 8 - 31, 2016

School Matinees

January 6 - 29, 2015

Performances at Belmont University's Troutt Theater

Public Performances

January 8-31, 2016 at Belmont University's Troutt Theater

Thursdays - Saturdays 7:30 p.m., & 2:30 p.m. Sundays

Sign Language-Interpreted Performance: TBA

Tickets will go on sale in August, 2015.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling our Ticket Line

(Public shows only. For school shows, see below)

(615) 852-6732

School Matinees January 6-29, 2016

Tuesdays - Fridays at 10:00 am.

For more information and booking, email Nettie Kraft at

Before your students come to see one of the matinees, book a pre-production in-class workshop. More info.


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The Nashville Shakespeare Festival's production of King Lear is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national initiative sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. This production is funded in part by the Metro Nashville Arts Commission and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

2015 Season Sponsors:

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Waddey Patterson PC  

2015 Winter Shakespeare Sponsors:

Shakespeare in American Communities
Coomunity Foundation of Middle Tennessee

The Memorial Foundation

2015 Media Sponsors:


Nashville Scene

Artwork & Design by

AimSolutions Inc
WhiteHardt Inc




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  Advance At the Door
Adult $25 $28
Senior $22 $25
Student $13 $16
Adult Group (10+) $21 $24
Royal Package $100 N/A
School Matinee

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