Published on March 15, 2012 by Sean Flynt
Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-10-31Samford’s Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre and Dance Series will present a unique new interpretation of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” in Brock Recital Hall Nov. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m.
"King Lear," Shakespeare’s master stroke of tragedy and philosophy, is ripe with tension, action and characters that rank among the bard’s most accessible to modern audiences.
If you have never been a fan of Shakespeare, prepare to have your mind changed as directing guest artist Elizabeth Hunter brings her extraordinary creative vision to the Samford stage.
Tickets are $12 (adults,) $9 (55+) and $6 (students/children) at (205) 726-2853 or online here.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.