Ian McKellen, one of the most acclaimed Shakespearean actors, says for most of his career, the role of King Lear was almost unapproachable. But now McKellen earns raves for his portrayal of the tormented king. He performed the role at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis in October.
Ian McKellen portrays King Lear, the crowning of a stage career
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