KING LEAR to Play at Daloreum TheatreKING LEAR to Play at Daloreum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

King Lear will play at the Daloreum Theatre in South Korea in late September 2019. (more...)

The Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season Begins Next MonthThe Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Encore Season Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Winter just got a whole lot warmer with the announcement of the 2019 Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Live Encore Season. (more...)

BWW Flashback: The History of KING LEARBWW Flashback: The History of KING LEAR
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019

King Lear is making its triumphant return to Broadway, starring Glenda Jackson in a gender-swapped version of the title role. As we gear up for this revival, let's take a look back on some notable Lears past... (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 Season - PETER PAN, MUCH ADO, and More!Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces 2019-2020 Season - PETER PAN, MUCH ADO, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Incoming Artistic Director Simon Godwin today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2019-2020 Season. Godwin's debut season highlights his artistic aspirations for the company to create high quality, exciting, inclusive theatre. Godwin states, This is not my season, but ours, everybody's season. (more...)

Fugard Theatre Appoints Greg Karvellas As First Artistic DirectorFugard Theatre Appoints Greg Karvellas As First Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Karvellas is no stranger to South African theatre goers, having directed multiple-award winning productions at The Fugard Theatre in his former role as Resident Director there. These include Oleanna, The Road to Mecca, Shakespeare in Love, Significant Other, The Father, Clybourne Park, Bad Jews and CHAMP (which also enjoyed successful seasons at the Artscape Arena Theatre, the National Arts Festival and the Edinburgh Festival in 2013). (more...)

The Players to Show Ian McKellen as KING LEAR and SAMSOM ET DALILAThe Players to Show Ian McKellen as KING LEAR and SAMSOM ET DALILA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

The Peterborough Players theatre on Hadley Rd is brimming with activity this weekend as they present encore screenings from the MET Opera and London's National Theatre as part of their Arts On Screen season. (more...)

National Theatre Live Presents KING LEAR Starring Ian McKellenNational Theatre Live Presents KING LEAR Starring Ian McKellen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

National Theatre Live is the true intersection of film and theatre (and affordable too)-they take shows from London's West End and broadcasts them in movie theaters all across the county. NTL is the closest thing audiences have to experiencing the feeling of actually sitting in the theater.  (more...)

Fathom Events, National Theatre Live and BY Experience Present KING LEAR and ANTONY & CLEOPATRA in Movie Theaters This FallFathom Events, National Theatre Live and BY Experience Present KING LEAR and ANTONY & CLEOPATRA in Movie Theaters This Fall
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Tragedy never looked so good. Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce two of William Shakespeare's famed tragedies for cinema screens this fall.  Captured live from the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End and exhibited the same day in U.S. cinemas, Ian McKellen's highly-praised performance as the title character in the Chichester Festival Theatre's “King Lear” screens on Thursday, September 27 only at 7pm local time.  On December 6, director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live with his production of “Antony & Cleopatra” from the Olivier Theatre, also at 7pm local time in cinemas. (more...)

Wirtz Center Unveils 2018-2019 Season Of Theater, Dance And FilmWirtz Center Unveils 2018-2019 Season Of Theater, Dance And Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Award-winning American musicals, bold interpretations of "Jane Eyre" and "Mary Stuart" and a timeless story of a boy and his purple crayon are among the highlights of Northwestern University's Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts' 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Ian McKellen to Return to KING LEAR Tuesday Following InjuryIan McKellen to Return to KING LEAR Tuesday Following Injury
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Legendary actor Ian McKellen is on the mend after a leg injury which prevented the actor from performing in a weekend performance of the West End production of Shakespeare's King Lear. (more...)

VIDEO: Sir Ian McKellen Sits Down with Christiane AmanpourVIDEO: Sir Ian McKellen Sits Down with Christiane Amanpour
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2018

Award winning actor Sir Ian McKellen sits down with Christiane Amanpour in the Duke of York Theatre for a one on one interview. Currently, McKellen is starring in the title role of Shakespeare's King Lear. He sat down with Amanpour to discuss his career on stage and screen as well as his gay rights activism. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR, Duke of York's TheatreBWW Review: KING LEAR, Duke of York's Theatre
by Laura Jones - Jul 27, 2018

Following on from a hugely successful run at Chichester, Sir Ian McKellen is back in the title role of King Lear, in the same theatre in which he made his West End debut in 1964. The Duke of York's is decidedly bigger than the Minerva, but with the addition of a walkway through the centre of the auditorium reducing the theatre capacity substantially, there's a much more intimate feel. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at All New Photos of Ian McKellen in KING LEARPhoto Flash: First Look at All New Photos of Ian McKellen in KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

The cast of King Lear at the Duke of York's Theatre includes Kirsty Bushell (Regan), Richard Clews (Gentleman Informer / Old Man), James Corrigan(Edmund), Sinead Cusack (Kent), John Hastings (Curan / Doctor), Anthony Howell (Albany), Lloyd Hutchinson (Fool), Jake Mann (Burgundy / Lear's Knight), Michael Matus (Oswald), Ian McKellen (King Lear), James Millard, Johanne Murdock, Jessica Murrain, Claire Price (Goneril), Daniel Rabin(Cornwall), Caleb Roberts (King of France), Scott Sparrow (Albany's Man), Luke Thompson (Edgar), Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Cordelia), John Vernon andDanny Webb (Gloucester). (more...)

West End's KING LEAR Announces £5 Tickets For 16-25 Year OldsWest End's KING LEAR Announces £5 Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

£5 tickets to King Lear will be made available as part of Chichester Festival Theatre's Prologue scheme for 16-25 year olds. (more...)

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London ShowsTHE LEHMAN TRILOGY Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new theatrical epic to Shakespeare and musical spoof, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Fugard Theatre Productions KING KONG And WEST SIDE STORY Win Ten Naledi Theatre AwardsFugard Theatre Productions KING KONG And WEST SIDE STORY Win Ten Naledi Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Two productions presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre have scooped an incredible ten Naledi Theatre Awards. The winners were announced at a glittering event last night (Monday 18 June) in Johannesburg. (more...)

Fugard Theatre Productions Receive 25 Naledi Theatre Award NominationsFugard Theatre Productions Receive 25 Naledi Theatre Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Two productions presented by Eric Abraham and the Fugard Theatre have received an incredible 25 Naledi Theatre Award nominations. (more...)

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Update For THE COUNTRY WIFE, THE MEETING, and ME AND MY GIRLChichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Update For THE COUNTRY WIFE, THE MEETING, and ME AND MY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Further casting is announced today for Festival 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre. Clive Rowe joins Matt Lucas, Caroline Quentin and Alex Young to lead the cast of the musical ME AND MY GIRL, which Daniel Evans directs at the Festival Theatre from 2 July - 25 August. Clive will play Sir John Tremayne, returning to Chichester following his appearance in Kiss Me Kate in 2012 which later transferred to The Old Vic. (more...)

National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 SeasonNational Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The National Theatre has announced its May-September 2018 season. (more...)

Full Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Title RoleFull Cast And NT Live Screening Announced For KING LEAR With Ian McKellen In The Title Role
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Further casting is announced for the West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Jonathan Munby, which will run at the Duke of York's Theatre in London for 100 performances only from 11th July to 3rd November 2018. (more...)

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