Bening to star in Central Park ‘King Lear’

NEW YORK – Annette Bening, Jessica Collins and Jessica Hecht will play sisters opposite John Lithgow as their addled father this summer in “King Lear” in Central Park.

The Public Theater said Tuesday that Bening will play Goneril, Collins will play Cordelia and Hecht will play Regan. Performances begin July 22 and run through Aug. 17. Daniel Sullivan will direct.