Civic Theater 2023-24: King Lear

The Lakeland Civic Theatre is a community-based theater composed of Lakeland students, high school students, school theater teachers, directors, and community actors. In a given year, the civic theater typically produces two productions - one in the fall and another in the spring semesters.

King Lear

Join the Lakeland Civic Theatre as Dr. Martin Friedman presents a dramatic staged reading of King Lear's quest to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, making for a gripping tale of power, greed and family loyalty!

Starring Mitchell Fields as King Lear

Join Us

We welcome Lakeland students and community members to join us on-stage or in the audience:


We welcome our students and community to audition for a part in our theatre productions or to help as an usher or stagehand. Please visit the Lakeland Civic Theatre website or contact the director for more information.

In the Audience

Performances dates are below or view the Arts at Lakeland season brochure for our full schedule. Please pay for admission below and follow the directions posted and communicated at the event.

Admission/Ticket: after you make your purchase, you will receive an "order receipt" email - this is your admission confirmation. Please bring your phone or electronic device to show your order receipt at the door when you come to our concert.

  • September 29th and September 30th
  • Admission prices: Adult $15, Senior $12, Alumni, Veteran $12, Student/Youth $10


We exist through support from Lakeland Community College, community participation and interest, and from generous donations. Please consider donating to support the Arts at Lakeland. Thank you for your support!

Plan Your Visit


All performances are held in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center, D-building, of Lakeland's Main Campus: 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH 44094.


Parking on campus is free. Recommended parking lots: Lot K (the Faculty Staff Lot) and the lots north or west of the H-building. For more information, visit Locations & Directions.

Visit Lake County

In addition to your visit to Lakeland Community College, we hope you enjoy Lake County's remarkable lodging, dining, wineries, shopping, fishing, and hiking options. We believe several of these would pair nicely with your attendance at our event! For suggestions, upcoming events, and to learn more about Lake County, please visit the Remarkable Lake County website.


Have questions? Contact the Arts and Sciences Division Office for questions related to Arts at Lakeland programming.

Prices range from $10.00 to $15.00 (price depends on options selected)