FYI, DIY announcement. National Theatre of London stage production, filmed live and re-broadcast. "Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale as King Lear in this highly anticipated production of Shakespeare’s tragedy."
This is playing at SIFF Uptown more or less in repertory with Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV part 1 and National Theatre of London's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NIghttime. Tickets are $20, or $15 with SIFF membership. This runs 3 hours 1/2 hours. Weeknights at 6:30, Sunday matinees at noon. Comment with your preferred date if you want to try to meet up with others - I picked a date at random just to be able to post the event, but people can arrange their own.
For SIFF cinema info and tickets go here http://www.siff.net/cinema/nt-live-king-lear
For National Theatre info on the production go here: http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/44084-king-lear