Please join us for this special shared experience, from the comfort of your own home… in a time when we need it most.


Friday, April 3 at 7:00-9:30PM EDT

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As we look forward to our upcoming 60th anniversary season, we come together as a community in this challenging time to look back at our 2019 season in Central Park. Join Kentucky Shakespeare for this rare chance to see 2019’s “King Lear” from the comfort of your own home. The production originally played June 27-July 21, 2019 as part of the annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park. Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace directed the production, set in ancient Britain, follows a once-great ruler’s descent into madness.

Virtual FREE Kentucky Shakespeare Festival

Videographer: Abby Sage

The 2019 season was dedicated in memory of Bekki Jo Schneider.


(in order of appearance)

Earl of Kent: Dathan Hooper
Gloucester: Jennifer Pennington
Edmund: Braden McCampbell
King Lear: Jon Huffman
Goneril: Abigail Bailey Maupin
Cordelia: Amber Avant
Regan: Hallie Dizdarevic
Duke of Cornwall: Jon Patrick O’Brien
Duke of Albany: Gregory Maupin
King of France/Ensemble: Jon Becraft
Duke of Burgundy/Ensemble: J. Barrett Cooper
Doctor/Ensemble: Angelica Santiago
Curan/Ensemble: Will DeVary
Edgar: Neill Robertson
Oswald: Crystian Wiltshire
Fool: Tom Luce


Director: Matt Wallace
Scenic Designer: Karl Anderson
Costume Designer: Donna Lawrence-Downs
Lighting Designer: Casey Clark
Sound Designer: Laura Ellis
Dramaturg/Editor: Gregory Maupin
Fight Choreographer: Eric Frantz
Stage Manager: Margaret Rial
Assistant Stage Manager: Racheal Luther
Properties Master: Josh Blum
Production Manager: Maria Allgeier
Technical Director: Hannah Allgeier
Master Carpenter: Andrew Lopez
Costume Shop First Hand: Kris Brady
Costume Shop Stitcher: Amy Davis
Lighting Supervisor/Master Electrician: Steve Burdsall
Assistant Master Electrician: Lindsay Krupski
Sound Engineer: Callis Reed
Assistant Sound Engineer: Victoria Campbell
Front of House Manager: Lillie Weber
Gift Shop Manager: Brenda Johnson
Photographer: Bill Brymer
Videographer: Abby Sage

2019 Bekki Jo Schneider Intern Company

Acting: Will DeVary
Costumes: Bailey Lomax
Education – Kids’ Globe: Helen Mariah Murdoch
Electrics: Alexander Hunter
Front of House: Lucy Buchanan
Production Management: Kate Ramlee
Production: Bailey Lomax
Properties: Arabella Paulovich
Public Relations: Zoe Greenwald
Stage Management: Lindsay Lisanti
Scenic: Carmen Miller