An agritourism collaboration at Burley Berries and Blooms Farms in Perry, NY, Lear’s Nightmare is an immersive, haunted, theatre experience inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear.  

Petition the King! We welcome you to bring your desires to the kingdom.

Shake on the Lake will use the topography and landscape of the farm, coupled with the characters and images from King Lear to inspire this hour-long walking play.  Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Please plan on dressing for the weather and wearing walking shoes that are suited for a walk in the woods. The show will go on rain or shine, so dress warmly and bring an umbrella. If you have access or mobility needs, please email us at to plan accommodations.

For evening shows, it is advised to bring a flashlight.

Tickets available at eventbrite at this link.

October 11 (6:00 p.m.) 12 (2:00 & 6:00 p.m.), and 13 (2:00 & 6:00 p.m.)

This show is produced in conjunction with the Arts Council for Wyoming County’s Our Farms, Our Families program, a project funded through the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council and the New York State Council on the Arts. Check out more about this program at

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