WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, at 
6:00 PM
 Aksarben Cinema (2110 S 67th St.)
http://aksarbencinema.com/showtimes.html

THE PROGRAM

Nebraska Shakespeare brings you films inspired by Shakespeare's life and plays. Following each film, a discussion covering the film and the interpretation of Shakespeare's texts is led by Vincent Carlson-Brown, NS Artistic Director and guest scholar, D. Scott Glasser, Professor and Theatre Coordinator at UNO's School of the Arts. The 2017 Shakespeare On The Silverscreen series will be presented at Aksarben Cinema (67th and Center).


THE FILM
King Lear (2008)  2 h 53 m
Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic titular monarch in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.


THE PLAYERS
CREATIVE TEAM
Trevor Nunn Director
William Shakespeare Writer

CAST
Ian McKellan King Lear

Ben Addis King of France
Frances Barber Goneril
Kieran Bew Soldier
Adam Booth Knight / Servant
Zoe Boyle Lady in Waiting
Russell Byrne First Gloucester Servant / Doctor
Naomi Capron Maid
Jim Creighton Soldier
Monica Dolan Regan
Branwell Donaghey Soldier
Romola Garai Cordelia
William Gaunt Earl of Gloucester
Richard Goulding Messenger 
Julian Harries Duke of Albany
John Heffernan Oswald
Peter Hinton Duke of Burgundy / Captain
Jonathan Hyde Earl of Kent
Melanie Jessop Second Gloucester Servant
Seymour Matthews Curan
Sylvester McCoy Lear's Fool
Ben Meyjes Edgar
David Weston Gentleman
Guy Williams Duke of Cornwall
Philip Winchester Edmund