"Song of the Goat" is the literal meaning of the ancient Greek word for tragedy. It's also the name of the theater company from Wroclaw, Poland bringing a new adaptation of "King Lear" to New Haven this weekend. In Polish, that's "Piesn Kozla." Grzegorz Bral, the artistic director of the theater company, said he doesn't see "King Lear" so much as a story about a father and his three daughters, but rather a "tragedy without a mother." "The greatest absence of the play is mother," Bral said. ...
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