The Forum presents Ian McKellen in William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” in a live HD screening from the National Theatre in London at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at Prior-Jollek Hall, Antilles School Campus.
“King Lear” is a five-star production, praised by critics across the board. Ian McKellen, who gives an acclaimed performance as Shakespeare’s great king, stars. While he is more widely known for his roles in blockbuster films, Ian’s acting career began on the stage, and he has given iconic Shakespeare performances throughout his career.
A chance to see one of the finest actors of the 20th and 21st centuries performing live.
“A devastating lead performance from Ian McKellen. He is spellbinding from the very start.” – Daily Telegraph
“Ian McKellen adds to the roster of his greatest achievements with this extraordinary, moving portrayal of King Lear.” — Independent
The Court Yard will open at 6 p.m. with small meals and desserts by Amalia Café.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for teachers and students, and free for children under 10 years old.
Ticket sales online: @instantseats.com or at the box office at the Prior-Jollek Hall the evening of the live screening.