Lear's cancellation has made Geoffrey's future at the New Burbage Festival untenable; Richard searches for a new artistic director.
Geoffrey helps Charles rally his strength to play Lear; Sophie, unhappy about the situation in rehearsal, suffers another blow.
Richard is oblivious to the crisis with "King Lear" as he is too wrapped up with the admiring young cast of the musical "East Hastings."
Geoffrey is forced to lie to the cast about the health of Charles Kingman.
Charles Kingman, rehearsing the role of King Lear, lashes out mercilessly at the cast, alienating Barbara, a TV star who has returned to the New Burbage.
Geoffrey settles on "King Lear," but his ghostly mentor Oliver Welles is nowhere to be seen.
The magic of rebranding kicks in; Geoffrey leverages a stellar performance from Henry.
Sexy, silly escapades that go on behind-the-scenes of a theatre troop.
Sanjay counsels Richard to embrace the left side of his brain by taking up the clarinet.
Darren Nichols comes back from Berlin when the director of Romeo and Juliet breaks her neck.
Christmas comes to New Burbage and so do the interns who are part of Richard's new Austerity Program.
The theater loses its chief corporate sponsor.
A crisis shortly before the first performance of "Hamlet" reminds some involved of their last disastrous production of the play.
Problems with the actors, stage design and budget threaten the success of the upcoming staging of "Hamlet;" a pet chameleon adds to the production.
Scandal breaks out at the theater festival; Jack's ability to play Hamlet is questioned.
Geoffrey must run workshops on Shakespeare while an old rival directs "Hamlet."
Tragedy brings members of a theatrical company together for a memorial service.
Tragedy marks the opening of the New Burbage's 44th season.