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Queen Goneril
Erin Shields
On Stage August 25 to October 2
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Schedule

Thursday
Aug 25, 2022
Friday
Aug 26, 2022
Tuesday
Aug 30, 2022
Wednesday
Aug 31, 2022
7:30pm
Sold Out
Saturday
Sep 03, 2022
Tuesday
Sep 06, 2022
Wednesday
Sep 07, 2022
Friday
Sep 09, 2022
Saturday
Sep 10, 2022
Wednesday
Sep 14, 2022
Thursday
Sep 15, 2022
Saturday
Sep 17, 2022
Sunday
Sep 18, 2022
Tuesday
Sep 20, 2022
Wednesday
Sep 21, 2022
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Queen Goneril

Lear’s daughter in a man’s world.

Set seven years before Shakespeare's legendary play King Lear, Queen Goneril is seen through the eyes of his three daughters fighting a patriarchal system at odds with their aspirations. In Goneril, Regan and Cordelia we find a natural-born leader, a boundary pusher and a reluctant peacekeeper trying to survive and find their voices in their father’s kingdom. But how can they when no one is listening? Queen Goneril brings the background into focus, and a previously deafening silence to an irresistible crescendo.

World Premiere

This production is running in repertory with King Lear.

Community Conversations: Current Adaptations - Part I

September 3, 2022

Addressing the question of how to bridge the old and the new, this conversation invites theatre professionals to engage in dialogue around how classic texts are being re-imagined and adapted for a contemporary audience.

Tickets for the performance on September 3 include this Community Conversation.
Community Conversations supported by TD Ready Commitment 


SAFETY GUIDELINES

Soulpepper and the Young Centre for the Performing Arts have been awarded the Safe Travels Stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council.  This international symbol is designed to allow travellers to recognize companies around the world which have adopted health and hygiene safety measures that ensure patron experiences are safe. 
 
  • Full Vaccination: In compliance with Mandatory Provincial Requirements, proof of full vaccination (two doses plus 14 days) will be required for attendance.
  • Face Masks: Patrons and staff will be required to wear masks at all times. Staff will have extra masks available for anyone who needs one.
  • Reduced Contact: As much as possible, interactions between staff and patrons will be contactless. This includes ticket scanning, box office transactions, and health screenings. 
  • Physical Distancing: Patrons are encouraged to maintain a physical distance of two meters especially if they are not from the same household. 
  • Sanitation: Hand sanitizing stations will be available. All high-touch surfaces will be sanitized regularly. 

Please do not attend if you have a fever or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 days of attending, or if you have had close contact with anyone suspected or confirmed of having COVID-19. The City of Toronto's current Public Health regulations must be followed.



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