King Lear on stage

French actors Philippe Girard and Laura Ruiz perform during a dressed rehearsal of William Shakespeare's "King Lear" ("Le Roi Lear") in the Cour d'Honneur du Palais des Papes, as part of the Avignon theater Festival in the French southern city of Avignon on July 2, 2015. The play is directed by French Olivier Py. Photo: AFP