Lear on the 2nd Floor

An Opera Inspired by King Lear

Lear on the Second Floor, an Opera by Composer Anthony Davis and Playwright Allan Havis, is  a contemporary inversion of Shakespeare's King Lear in which a prominent neuroscience researcher (Dr. Nora Lear) is suddenly beset by dementia.


Music and Score


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Musical Score


The Piano-Vocal Score for Lear on the 2nd Floor

The complete piano and vocal score for Lear on the 2nd Floor.