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The King Has Left the Building, Part I

Earlier this year, months before CalArts' experimental site-specific production of King Lear opened its brief engagement at the Brewery Arts Complex in downtown Los Angeles, ED editorial director David Barbour and I were given a tour of the facility by set designer Chris Barreca and sound designer Jon Gottlieb. Barreca brought along his set models and, after wiping the pigeon feathers off an old table, talked us through the production, scene by scene. The audience would be on

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