Poland’s Teatr Piesn Kozla (Song of the Goat Theater) make their BAM debut with this breathtaking song cycle, transforming Shakespeare’s classic into a feverish deluge of polyphonic sound. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of related articles and videos. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought by posting in the comments below and on social media using #SongsofLear.
"A sublime version of the Bard's tragedy, in its purest form" (The List)
A rapturous review of Songs of Lear.
Theatre Review: Songs of Lear (The Scotsman)
From the 2012 Edinburgh Festival.
Some historical context for Shakespear's King Lear
From Columbia University.
Watch & Listen
Teatr Piesn Kozla founder Grzegorz Bral talks in-depth with the BBC (YouTube)
Exploring Scotland's Traditional Music (YouTube)
A behind-the-scenes look at Song of the Goat’s recently-commissioned piece Return to the Voice.
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