Lear at the Globe - needs a razor before worth going

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Monday 23 June 2008 7.12pm
Went to see King Lear at the Globe yesterday evening. Probably quite a good performance other than only about 1 word in 50 of Lear's was audible from the Gentleman's box. It was very notable that the only people laughing at his jokes were directly in front of him.

Don't bother going until his beard stops eating his words.

Oh yes, and during the storm, the noise of the storm was so great that for nearly ten minutes not a single word of any actor was audible.

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Tuesday 24 June 2008 8.28pm
Perhaps drop a line to Dominic Dromgoole? I have spoken to several friends who have seen it, but they did not have a problem - and I will be going soon, so I'll report back, forsooth :-)

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