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Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

This weekend, Glenda Jackson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lillys, an organization that honors women in the theater. Jackson was honored onstage following a performance of King Lear, by her costar Elizabeth Marvel.

Check out the video and photos below!

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, is now playing 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).

Credit: DKC/O&M

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award
Glenda Jackson receives Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award


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