A Lear for Our Times | Gay City News - Gay king lear
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King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It tells the tale of a king who bequeaths are cast in a female version of King Lear set in modern times, with Marcia Gay Harden cast in the Lear role and Lenoira Watling as "the fool. Julie Rivkin & Michael Ryan, Queer Lear: A Gender Reading of King Lear King Alan Bray's Homosexuality in Renaissance England cites one contemporary.