Photo Flash: First Look at Frank Langella & More in KING LEAR at BAM
Three time Tony Award-winning, Oscar nominated Broadway and film star Frank Langella plays King Lear at the Harvey Theater at BAM (Brooklyn Academy Of Music) in New York, joined by Sebastian Armesto, Max Bennett, Denis Conway, Isabella Laughland, Catherine McCormack, Harry Melling, Lauren O'Neil and Steven Pacey. The production runs now through February 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!
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The cast also includes Rob Heaps as France/Knight/Guard, whose credits include South Downs and The Browning Version (Chichester and West End), and Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (National Theatre); Tom Mothersdale as Oswald, whose theatre credits include Boys (Soho Theatre), The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare's Globe and UK tour) and Romeo and Juliet (Headlong Theatre); Chu Omambala as Albany, Michael Sheldon as French Commander/Servant, whose credits include Timon of Athens, Hamlet, The Seagull, Democracy and Three Sisters (all for The National Theatre); Parth Thakerar as Servant/Herald/Messenger; Tim Treloar as Cornwall whose Chichester credits include Macbeth (also West End and Broadway) and Twelfth Night; and whose other credits include Henry V (National Theatre), Richard II and Romeo and Juliet (both for the RSC) and Alan Vicary as the Doctor, whose credits include Goodnight Mister Tom (West End and UK tour) and The Power of Yes (National Theatre).
Frank Langella earned one of his three Tony Awards for his performance as Richard Nixon in the acclaimed production Frost/Nixon (Donmar Warehouse, West End and Broadway). He was also the recipient of an Olivier Award nomination and an Oscar nomination for the same role in the film version. His additional Tonys were for roles in Seascape and Fortune's Fool, as well as three more nominations for Man and Boy, Dracula and Match. His over four decades on Broadway and close to two dozen productions also include, among others, The Father, Present Laughter, A Man for all Seasons and Amadeus.
Photo Credit: Johan Persson
Tim Treloar, background Lauren O'Neil, Rob Heaps, Denis Conway, Michael Sheldon
Frank Langella and Lauren O'Neil
Catherine McCormack and Tom Mothersdale