Project Lear Adapted from Shakespeare's King Lear by Chris Ceraso and The 52nd Street Project Teen Ensemble Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian The 52nd Street Project Artistic Director: Gus Rogerson June 26 and 27, 2009: East 13th Street Theatre, New York, NY July 3, 2009: The Crowley Theatre, Marfa, TX
The 52nd Street Project creates original theatre through collaborations between adult professional theater artists and youth from the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan. This adaptation of King Lear was the culminating event of the two-year Teen Ensemble acting intensive, and featured four teenagers from Hell's Kitchen alongside two professional actors and one college intern. The production toured from New York City to Marfa, Texas!
CREATIVE TEAM Lights: Burke Brown Costumes: Kathleen Doyle Choreography: Noah Racey and Sara Brians Artistic Director: Gus Rogerson