King Lear
by
William Shakespeare


February 9-February 19, 2017


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Opening night we serve non-alcoholic champagne and dessert at intermission. The next night it's non-alcoholic champagne and munchies at the after show reception with the cast. The second Saturday we invite you to stay after the show for an informal discussion/Q&A session with the director and cast.
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If the weather doesn’t allow you to safely travel to auditions on Tuesday, December 6th, we will hold auditions also on Wednesday, December 7th, and, if necessary on Thursday, December 8th from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Please email the director, Joan Kuder Bell, at bells@theupstartcrow.org if you can't make it Tuesday.



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Actor's Benefit

The first Name-Your-Price Night of each production is now an Actor's Benefit performance. Our actors give up their weeknights for 6 weeks of rehearsals and then 2 weekends of performances. Our crew (which includes the actors) gives up their weekends during that time to build sets and costumes. Although The Upstart Crow needs the money, the receipts from this night will be divided among the cast and crew to provide some compensation for their time and effort. It probably won't rise to the level of slave wages, but it will help ease the burden on struggling artists. If you'd like to show your appreciation to the people who make our shows happen, this is a good time to do so.

The Actor's Benefit will be Thursday, February 9th, before our Gala Opening on Friday.



The Upstart Crow, a classical theatre company, constantly strives to find and produce those works that speak to the contemporary experience from a historical perspective with the highest respect for the actor's craft, the playwright's intention, and the audience's intelligence.



Our scripts for Shakespeare
and other classic plays are
provided by Armado & Moth;
scripts arranged for actors.
Boulder's Upstart Crow The Upstart Crow
2131 Arapahoe Ave., Unit A
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-1415
info@theupstartcrow.org



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The work of The Upstart Crow is supported in part by grants from
Boulder Citizens Advisory Board in conjunction with
The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District and
Boulder Arts Commission, an agency of the Boulder City Council
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