Harry Groener and Dakin Matthews in King Lear
(© Tom Hackett)
Harry Groener and Dakin Matthews in King Lear
(© Tom Hackett)
Harry Groener and Dakin Matthews will each have an official opening when they play the title role in The Antaeus Company's production of King Lear, heading two fully double-cast ensembles. Bart DeLorenzo will direct the production, which will play the Deaf West Theatre in NoHo, June 12-August 8, with official openings on June 24 and June 25.

In Shakespeare's timeless drama, Lear's decision to divide his kingdom among his three daughters ignites a firestorm of greed and betrayal.

The company will feature Allegra Fulton and Kirsten Potter as Goneril; Francia DiMase and Jen Dede as Regan; Rebecca Mozo and Tessa Thompson as Cordelia; Ramon De Ocampo and John Sloan as Edgar; Daniel Bess and Seamus Dever as Edmund; JD Cullum and Stephen Caffrey as the Fool; Robert Pine and Norman Snow as Gloucester; Morlan Higgins and Gregory Itzin as Kent; Kevin Daniels and Adrian Latourelle as Cornwall; and John DeMita and Thomas Vincent Kelly as Albany.

Rounding out the cast are Adam Meyer, Brett Colbeth, Gabriel Diani, Jeff Doba, Drew Doyle, Jeff Gardner, Bruce Green, Jason Henning, John Francis O'Brien, Renata Plecha, Jeremy Shouldis and Paige Wilson.

The creative team will include Tom Buderwitz (set), Lap Chi Chu (lighting), A. Jeffrey Schoenberg (costumes), and John Zalewski (sound).

For more information, visit www.Antaeus.org.