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IN THE HEART OF THE NIGHT – THE LEAR EPISODE starts from the subject of the Shakespearean text: a king wants to abdicate and divide his kingdom among his three daughters, but before making any decision he asks them to express his love for him. Following the evidence of affection, he decides to banish his youngest daughter, disturbed by the sincerity and naturalness of the confession. But he is rejected by his eldest daughters and, with his mind troubled by suffering, ends up wandering at random.

But, even if EPISODE LEAR starts from the actions suggested by the Shakespearean play, the text enjoys a modern rewriting, and the show a contemporary directorial and scenographic approach, exploring the area of the symbolic imaginary and revealing the main fears and anxieties of the current world.

Project financed by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund, co-financed by the Oradea City Hall, realized with the support of the Visual Arts Department of the Faculty of Arts of Oradea University.

Lear: Şerban Borda/ Ciprian Vultur
Gloucester: George Voinese
Goneril: Angela Tanko
Regan: Anda Tamășanu
Cordelia: Georgia Căprărin
The jester: Mirela Lupu
Edgar: Ciprian Ciuciu
Edmund: Alin Stanciu
Kent: Sebastian Wolf
Intendant 1: George Dometi
Intendant 2: Vali V. Popescu

In other roles: Carina Bunea, Ionuţ Şerban, Toni Nica, Bogdan Balota.

Artistic direction: Gavriil Pinte
Scenography: Roxana Ionescu
Musical illustration: Gavriil Pinte

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