By Mark Kennedy
Associated Press

NEW YORK — A reminder that King Lear is a deeply bloody play comes in the second half of the Donmar Warehouse’s new production when one of the Earl of Gloucester’s bloody eyeballs is gouged out and thrown against a wall, hitting with a splat and then just sticking there.

At least it has a great view of a brilliant staging led by Derek Jacobi and directed by Michael Grandage, now playing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Art Headlines

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