King Lear and Maori Culture – Joe Dekkers-Reihana: Interview

The Auckland Theatre Company’s production of King Lear opens today. Here is actor Joe Dekkers-Reihana to tell us how Shakespeare and Maori culture overlap.

King LearThe 13th Floor’s Carin Newbould spoke to Joe on the eve of the opening of King Lear at the ASB Waterfront Theatre. Joe tells us  what’s its like working with director Michael Hurst and how he finds a connection between Shakespeare and his Maori heritage.

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