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KING LEAR at Shakespeare & Company

Dates

7/2/2021 - 8/29/2021

Theatre

Shakespeare & Company


70 Kemble Street
Lenox,MA 01240
Phone: (413) 637-3353



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Shakespeare's classic drama about a King who loses everything-including his mind-when he disowns his favorite daughter, and finds himself betrayed in return.

News About KING LEAR at Shakespeare & Company


California Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creative Team For THE WINTER'S TALE ArticleCalifornia Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creative Team For THE WINTER'S TALE
July 28, 2021

The Winter's Tale is part of Cal Shakes' ongoing Season of Shared Light that included performances from Destiny Arts and Bandaloop, West Edge Opera, Papermoon Presents, and Good Medicine: A Night of Native Stand-Up Comedy, among others. 

New Gender-Bending TWELFTH NIGHT Will Be Performed at the DC War Memorial Next Month ArticleNew Gender-Bending TWELFTH NIGHT Will Be Performed at the DC War Memorial Next Month
July 20, 2021

The adaptation is a 90-minute version with a music score excerpted from the 1960's and 70's pop songbook. It is among the first professional live theatre productions in the DC area next month.

Shakespeare & Company Announces Benefit Concert With Project Grand Slam ArticleShakespeare & Company Announces Benefit Concert With Project Grand Slam
July 14, 2021

Shakespeare & Company has announced a benefit concert this summer featuring Robert Miller's Project Grand Slam — the rock, jazz, and Latin fusion band with a NYC groove! The show takes place on August 17 at 8:30 p.m. at the Tina Packer Playhouse.

BWW Review: KING LEAR at Shakespeare & Company ArticleBWW Review: KING LEAR at Shakespeare & Company
July 10, 2021

The return of the performing arts across the region over the past few weeks has given Berkshire theatre goers much to celebrate.  With the opening production of KING LEAR, Shakespeare & Company increases the list of reasons, “when power to flattery bows”.

Teatro Paraguas Announces RICHARD III for Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare ArticleTeatro Paraguas Announces RICHARD III for Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare
July 07, 2021

Charles Lear presents a one-man production of King Richard III at International Shakespeare Center on July 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. as part of the Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival.

Photos & Video: KING LEAR Opens at The New Spruce Theatre ArticlePhotos & Video: KING LEAR Opens at The New Spruce Theatre
July 06, 2021

Shakespeare & Company is presenting King Lear By William Shakespeare. Directed by Nicole Ricciardi and featuring Christopher Lloyd, the play will be running through August 28 at The New Spruce Theatre. 

Charles Lear Will Perform a One-Man RICHARD III at International Shakespeare Center ArticleCharles Lear Will Perform a One-Man RICHARD III at International Shakespeare Center
July 06, 2021

This production of Richard III as a one-man show was born out of a desire to present the show in a way that was Covid safe. It was performed last October at the rodeo grounds in Magdalena and was well received. It is an abbreviated version of the play as all scenes where Richard does not appear have been cut.

Guest Blog: Opera Star Kim Begley Talks Joining Forces On 'King Lear' ArticleGuest Blog: Opera Star Kim Begley Talks Joining Forces On 'King Lear'
July 05, 2021

The celebrated tenor Kim Begley made his Royal Opera House debut in 1983 and has since then established himself at the forefront of the repertoire, with credits ranging from Britten to Busoni, Wagner to Brett Dean's opera of Hamlet. In keeping wih Shakespeare, if not this time round with singing, Begley has joined a starry lineup of British opera world names to perform King Lear later this month at the Grange Festival for three performances - and we're talking the play in its full, unadultered majesty and not the opera, with Sit John Tomlinson as Lear, Thomas Allen as Gloucester, and Begley as the Fool, and many other notable names besides. As it happens, Begley cut his teeth as a performer some years back with the Royal Shakespeare Company and explains this return to his classical roots below. 

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces O! Readings Series ArticleOregon Shakespeare Festival Announces O! Readings Series
June 26, 2021

Oregon Shakespeare Festival has announced the month-long, five-play O! Reading Series. For this new initiative, five directors who are part of OSF’s artistic staff have each chosen a play to be performed as a live digital staged reading by some of OSF’s favorite actors.

Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA and ROMEO + JULIET, MUSE OF FIRE & More to Stream on BroadwayHD in July ArticleMatthew Bourne's CINDERELLA and ROMEO + JULIET, MUSE OF FIRE & More to Stream on BroadwayHD in July
June 25, 2021

It’s a month filled with music and masterful performances as BroadwayHD today announced their upcoming slate of titles joining the platform.  Starting July 1, celebrate Independence Day early with the patriotic classic and musical tour de force, Yankee Doodle Dandy, starring Academy Award Winner James Cagney.

Blackeyed Theatre's Production Of NOT ABOUT HEROES Will Be Streamed This Month For Free ArticleBlackeyed Theatre's Production Of NOT ABOUT HEROES Will Be Streamed This Month For Free
June 16, 2021

Blackeyed Theatre have today announced that their highly acclaimed production of Not About Heroes by Stephen MacDonald, which the company toured and filmed in 2014, will be premiered online on Friday 25 June at 8pm (UK time).

VIDEO: Darryl Maximilian Robinson Delivers Poe's 'Annabel Lee' At Santa Monica Pier ArticleVIDEO: Darryl Maximilian Robinson Delivers Poe's 'Annabel Lee' At Santa Monica Pier
June 08, 2021

Veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson shares a 'Street Theatre' rendition of American literary master Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem 'Annabel Lee' on the shore of the Pacific Ocean near Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California.

Irish Rep Announces Summer 2021 Performances on Screen Featuring GHOSTING, THE CORDELIA DREAM and More ArticleIrish Rep Announces Summer 2021 Performances on Screen Featuring GHOSTING, THE CORDELIA DREAM and More
June 08, 2021

 Irish Repertory Theatre announced today three Performance on Screen digital productions for their Summer 2021 season. Ghosting, by Anne O’Riordan and Jamie Beamish and directed for streaming by Jamie Beamish, will premiere on Tuesday June 22, 2021. The production, starring Anne O’Riordan, will run through Sunday July 4, 2021. 

Shakespeare & Company Announces Limited Number of Additional Tickets Available for 2021 Productions ArticleShakespeare & Company Announces Limited Number of Additional Tickets Available for 2021 Productions
June 01, 2021

Shakespeare & Company has announced that on June 1, a limited number of additional tickets will be made available for all of its productions this season. This includes King Lear featuring Christopher Lloyd, BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl’s Journey, Art, and a workshop version of Measure For Measure.

UK Tour Of A SPLINTER OF ICE Will Come to MAST Mayflower Studios ArticleUK Tour Of A SPLINTER OF ICE Will Come to MAST Mayflower Studios
May 26, 2021

Karen Ascoe will be joining the previously announced Oliver Ford Davies (Graham Greene) and Stephen Boxer (Kim Philby) as Rufa Philby. 

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