Women's Shakespeare

September 05, 1996

In Shakespeare's day, all the roles were played by men. The Company of Women reverses that practice on Monday and Tuesdaywith an all-female production of the Bard's classic "King Lear" at Goucher College.

Company co-founder Kristin Linklater, a theater professor at Boston's Emerson College who runs the company along with author and Harvard professor Carol Gilligan, will play Lear. 12-year-old girl will play the wise Fool. The production is directed by Maureen Shea, who is Emerson's theater director.

The show is Monday and Tuesday at 7: 30 p.m. in Kraushaar Auditorium at Goucher. Tickets are $20. Reservations are encouraged. Call (410) 337-6311.

Pub Date: 9/05/96

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