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Brothers Grant Neale (left) and Randy Neale star in as the Fool and King Lear in "The Fool's Lear"

Randy and Grant Neale Star as King Lear and His Fool in “The Fool’s Lear” at the Burning Coal Theatre

“The Fool’s Lear” is a funny and poignant new play that tells the tale of King Lear (played by Randy Neale) and his Fool (Grant Neale), as they leave the pages of William Shakespeare’s famed play. Filled with hopeful plans, they enter into a stormy crisis of identity ….

NORTH CAROLINA’S OUTDOOR DRAMAS PROLIFERATE IN 2010

Seventy-three years ago, celebrated Chapel Hill, NC playwright Paul Green (1894-1981), who won the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for IN ABRAHAM’S BOSOM, pioneered a whole new genre, which he called a “symphonic drama of American history,” when he wrote THE LOST COLONY about the ill-fated 1587 English attempt to plant a permanent settlement on… Read More ›