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King Lear reigns until Dec. 1
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‘King Lear’

When: Today until Dec. 1

Where: Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St., Atlanta

Cost: Ranges between $15 to $36 depending on day, time and seat selection

Contact: 404-874-5299 or visit

Often regarded as William Shakespeare’s crowning achievement, “King Lear” is a tragedy about the relationship between parents and their offspring and shows how quickly relatives can become blinded by fear and killed with love.

“King Lear” will run until Dec. 1 at The Shakespeare Tavern in Atlanta.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Sundays; and 10 a.m. most Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Ticket for main floor seats, box seats on the floor and balcony seats range in price on performance days. Tickets for non-preview Thursday shows are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Friday night prices range from $32-$22. Saturday night performances cost from $36-$24. And Sunday tickets cost between $28 and $15. The 10 a.m. matinees cost $14.

Student and educators receive $5 off per price level per night except in the balcony on Thursdays and Sundays. Military, seniors, groups of 10 or more receive $3 off except in the balcony on Thursdays and Sundays.

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