King Lear, 1985

In 1985, when I was a sophomore in college, I had a few lines and I carried a few bodies off the stage in a production of King Lear. When I was visiting my alma mater earlier this year, I ventured down to the archives and found a video of one night’s performance, from whence comes this clip. I’m the messenger who arrives to deliver news of the incident involving Gloucester’s eyes … and to reveal myself as a time traveler from the future by displaying my wrist-watch whilst standing center stage.

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