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Notorious for the devastating potency of its tragedy, King Lear is a play of passion: of power, deceit, and loss. Looking to solidify the future of his kingdom, Lear divides his land between those most important to him. The story that follows has captured imaginations for centuries. Now brought within the historic walls of the Cambridge Union Debating Chamber, Shakespeare’s timeless portrayal of political and personal turmoil will come alive in unexpected ways.