Enid Graham, Michael McKean and John Douglas Thompson Join Cast of Public's King Lear

News   Enid Graham, Michael McKean and John Douglas Thompson Join Cast of Public's King Lear Tony Award nominee Enid Graham, Michael McKean and John Douglas Thompson will surround Sam Waterston's troubled monarch in the Public Theater production of King Lear.

Michael McKean
Michael McKean Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Graham (Honour, The Constant Wife, Dinner at Eight) will play Goneril, with McKean (Superior Donuts, The Homecoming) as Gloucester and Thompson (Julius Caesar, Cyrano de Bergerac) as Kent.

As previously reported, Academy Award nominee Waterston, a veteran of such Public Theater productions as Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure, will star in the titular role. James Macdonald will direct the production that will run Oct. 18-Nov. 20 in the Newman Theater.

The fall will be a rich season for Shakespeare at the Public. Also planned are Public Lab productions of Love's Labour's Lost (Oct. 18-Nov. 6) and Titus Andronicus (Nov. 29-Dec. 18).

Memberships are currently available. Single tickets will go on sale in August.

Phone (212) 967-7555 or visit PublicTheater. The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan.

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