MerryBeau It was a powerful and dramation performance. Well done and many congratulations to Mr. Dodd, his class and all involved in the production.
MerryBeau The play is about an old king named Lear. He wants to divide his land between his three daughters.
MerryBeau To get the land, they must tell him how much they love him.
MerryBeau His youngest daughter Cordelia will not say how much she does. She says words cannot tell how much she loves him.
MerryBeau Lear gets angry at her and will not give her land, and says she is not his daughter anymore. He gives his land to his other daughters Regan and Goneril.
MerryBeau A member of the Lear's court the Earl of Gloucester is fooled by his son Edmund into thinking that his other son Edgar will betray him.
MerryBeau The king soon finds out that Regan and Goneril do not love him. They only wanted his land.
MerryBeau Lear becomes very mad. The two daughters, and their husbands, throw him out of the land that is now theirs.
MerryBeau The rest of the play is about Lear's trip around the land that was once his as he becomes insane.