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 speak-the-speech.org 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: