By William Shakespeare
The Alchemist Theatre
"the most lucid production of the fabulously difficult play that I can remember ever seeing"
- Jeff Grygny, Play On MKE
"this production is a triumphant success"
- Matthew Reddin, Third Coast Daily
"Hoffmann's "Lear" isn't the political story of a mismanaged kingdom, but an intense family drama."
- Mike Fisher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"a very powerful night of theater"
- Dave Begel, OnMilwaukee.com
"an extremely well-balanced production featuring an excellent cast"
- Russ Bickerstaff, Express Milwaukee review.
"the bones of the story gleam like polished ivory"
- Jeff Grygny, Examiner
King Lear - Bo Johnson*
Goneril - Libby Amato
Regan - Anna Figlesthaler
Cordelia - Grace DeWolff
Gloucester - Michael Pocaro
Edgar - Tim Linn
Edmund - Matt Wickey
Kent - Dylan Bolin
Fool - David Flores
Albany - Ken Williams
Cornwall - Jason Will
Oswald - Tim Palecek
France - Mack Folkert
Lear's Knight - Chris Goode
Gloucester's Tenant - Margaret Casey
Cornwall's First Servant - Mitch Weindorf
Cornwall's Second Servant - Harry Loeffler-Bell
*Member of Actor's Equity Association.
Director - Leda Hoffmann
Set Designer - Aaron Kopec
Lighting Designer - Jason Fassl
Costume Designers - Caitlin Lux and Rachel Stenman
Sound Designer - Erin Paige
Fight Choreographer - Chris Elst
Assistant Director - Mallory Metoxen
Stage Manager - Erin Eggers
Assistant Stage Manager - Sydonia Lucchesi
Text Coaches - Mark Corkins, Marcy Kearns
Dramaturg - Fly Steffens