TRUMP LEAR

 Photo by Eric Michael Pearson

Photo by Eric Michael Pearson

TRUMP LEAR

Co-created by David Carl and Michole Biancosino

Written and Performed by David Carl

Directed by Michole Biancosino

Running July 2017-September 2018 Under St. Marks Theatre

August 2018 at The Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh, U.K.

From the team behind the downtown hit David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet (formerly titled Gary Busey's One-Man Hamlet) comes a new Shakespeare adaptation: Trump Lear.

Actor and impersonator, Carl David, is being held without bail for performing his Trump-inspired version of Shakespeare's King Lear. Carl David is forced to perform his King Lear to an unseen online audience of one, as the President restlessly watches remotely from a live and public feed. The stakes are high: if Trump likes Carl and his show, Carl lives. If not, Carl dies. But how can Carl get through a show where he has created a Lear based on Trump himself without offending the audience?

For more information, press, and touring opportunities go to: www.trumplear.com

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