Neighbors: The Role Of A Lifetime

Neighbors: The Role Of A Lifetime
Illustration by Mack Linebaugh/WPLN

When Denice Hicks has to step unexpectedly into the role of King Lear, in some ways, she’s doing what she’s always done: living life like it’s her last day. What happens when you do that everyday over the course of a life?

Credits: Edited by Emily Siner, Mack Linebaugh and Anita Bugg. Production assistance by Caleb Shiver. Special thanks to for use of their recordings of Shakespeare’s plays. Music by Podington Bear, Chris Zabriskie, and Dan Burns.

Here’s a timeline of Denice Hicks’ performing history:

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