Photo Flash: First Look at Glenda Jackson & More in KING LEAR on Broadway!
This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson and directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, will open tomorrow, April 4, 2019 at the Cort Theatre. The production will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, July 7, 2019.
Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell will take on the traditionally male role of the Earl of Gloucester. Pedro Pascal will play Edmund, while Lear's scheming daughters Goneril and Regan will be played by Elizabeth Marvel and Aisling O'Sullivan and Ruth Wilson will play Cordelia. John Douglas Thompson, will appear as the Earl of Kent, a role he played opposite Sam Waterston's Lear in a 2011 Public Theater production. The cast will also feature Sean Carvajal as Edgar, Dion Johnstone as the Duke of Albany, Matthew Maher as Oswald, Russell Harvard as the Duke of Cornwall, Michael Arden (Aide to Cornwall), Justin Cunningham (Ensemble/Duke of Burgundy), Dion Johnstone (Duke of Albany), Ian Lassiter (Ensemble/King of France), Che Ayende (Ensemble), Therese Barbato (Ensemble), Stephanie Roth Haberle (Ensemble), Daniel Marmion (Ensemble), and John McGinty (Ensemble).
Check out a first look at the cast in action below!
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe
Glenda Jackson and Cast of King Lear
Ruth Wilson & Cast of King Lear