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King Lear - 2004 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)


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by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Original Theatre Company today announces the all-star cast for the script-in-hand performances from the three shortlisted plays for the Originals Playwriting Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
The Guthrie Theater is presenting Kate Hamill's world-premiere adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel Emma, directed by Meredith McDonough through August 21, 2022, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Get a first look at footage from the production here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.
by Cheryl Markosky - Jul 8, 2022
What can be better than watching The Tempest on the night when Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spell was finally broken? Surely, it's a good time to reflect on the play's exploration of power, illusion, loss, revenge and redemption.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022
DE-CRUIT has announced a three-show series at Theatre Row July 15 through August 20. Each production is a two-person adaptation of one of Shakespeare's classics, written and performed by DE-CRUIT founders Dawn Stern and Stephan Wolfert.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of PATIENCE by JOHNNY G. LLOYD. The production is directed by Zhailon Levingston and will feature Justiin Davis, Jonathan Burke, Nemuna Ceesay, Zainab Barry, and Mary E. Hodges.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Wind of Change, in association with Cahoots Theatre Company, today announce the full cast for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe run of Tim Walker's critically acclaimed production of Bloody Difficult Women.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022
Theatregoers have just seven performances left to catch Sam Gold’s production of MACBETH on Broadway starring Daniel Craig and Tony nominee Ruth Negga, as the production heads into its final week of performances at the Longacre Theatre.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 3, 2022
Variety has just reported the death of Peter Brook at 97. He was a Tony and Emmy award winning british director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022
The Michael Grandage Company has announced that Emma Corrin will return to the London stage as the title role in Orlando, from the novel by Virginia Woolf in a new version by Neil Bartlett. Michael Grandage directs, reuniting him with Corrin, following their recent collaboration on the feature film My Policeman for Amazon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
California Shakespeare Theater has announced the full cast and creative team for LEAR, the world premiere modern verse translation of Williams Shakespeare’s King Lear by playwright and Oakland-native Marcus Gardley.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
At a gathering last week of local dignitaries, RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, shared progress and plans for a new community gathering space at the theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022
Full casting has been announced for FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS THE MUSICAL, which will embark on a UK and Ireland tour next year.
by Michael Major - Jul 25, 2022
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Tony-nominee Paul Sorvino has passed away at the age of 83. Sorvino was seen on stage in That Championship Season, Bajour, Mating Dance, Skyscraper, An American Millionaire, and The Most Happy Fella. Plus, watch a video of Sorvino singing 'Once Upon a Time.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare - to be staged at the Tina Packer Playhouse at the Shakespeare & Company campus, from August 19 through September 18. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022
Original Theatre have announced the full cast of their brand new production of Rachel Wagstaff's acclaimed adaptation of Agatha Christie's THE MIRROR CRACK'D. The production, directed by Philip Franks, will begin its UK Tour at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne on 8 September 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2022
Shakespeare’s Globe has released photos of Midsummer Mechanicals in rehearsal, which opens in Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 28 July, running until 21 August.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022
Original Theatre and Riverside Studios are delighted to present Originals online on demand, featuring the world première play-readings of Tikkun Olam by Teunkie Van Der Sluij, The Fall by Drew Hewitt, and Miles by Eilidh Nurse – the winners of Original Theatre Company's Originals Playwriting Award. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022
California Shakespeare Theater’s (Cal Shakes) Board of Directors announced that Artistic Director Eric Ting will depart the Bay Area non-profit theater organization following the conclusion of the 2022 season. The Board of Directors has formed a transition committee to begin the important work of overseeing the artistic leadership evolution.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022
The Tank announced programming for their eco-forward festivals, TrashFest and DarkFest, from Saturday July 30 – Sunday August 7, 2022. Both festivals will take place in-person at The Tank NYC.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022
Monique Touko directs Toyin Ayedun-Alase, Donna Berlin, Maynard Eziashi, Simon Manyonda, Gloria Obianyo and Mercy Ojelade in the production which opens on Monday 12 September, with previews from Saturday 3 September, running until Saturday 1 October.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022
Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced details for the world premiere of Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME. Directed by Obie-winner Ralph B. Peña, Isaac’s epic new play runs August 23–September 18, 2022, at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
August Wilson's groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award- winning drama Fences opens at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University. The show previews July 27 and 28, opens on July 29 and runs through August 7 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
The  Fleur du Cap Theatre Award-winning and multiple-nominated production THE UNLIKELY SECRET AGENT will be performed from 4 to 9 August at the Artscape Women Humanity Arts Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at TheatreWorks.org.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
New York, NY - A group of exciting and unique composers are partnering with FRIGID New York to present Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Wednesday, July 20th, 9:30pm at The Kraine Theatre); an evening of original material performed by the writers themselves, along with a few guests.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022
100,000 new tickets have been released for the final booking period of the West End production of Life of Pi. Nuwan Hugh Perera, who is currently the alternate Pi, will take over the title role on 7 September 2022 with Chirag Benedict Lobo joining the cast as the new alternate Pi.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022
The hit West End production of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL has released all new production photos of the new company. Check them out here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, in partnership with We Players, will present Mother Lear on August 24–28. In Mother Lear, written and performed by Ava Roy and Courtney Walsh and originally produced by We Players, an irascible middle-aged scholar with dementia communicates with her caretaker daughter using only the text of King Lear.
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022
On the stage, Bailey has most recently starred in Marianne Elliott’s sold-out revival of Cock, which opened to rave reviews in March 2022. Bailey previously collaborated with Elliott for the award-winning Company, alongside Patti Lupone, for which he won an Olivier Award. He also starred alongside Ian Mckellen in King Lear in 2017.
by Team BWW - Jul 10, 2022
On July 10, Broadway says goodbye to three Tony-nominated productions. Plaza Suite will conclude its run at the Hudson Theatre following 35 previews and 110 regular performances; American Buffalo wraps up at the Circle in the Square Theatre following 27 previews and 101 regular performances; and Macbeth finishes it's run at the Longacre Theatre after 19 previews and 80 regular performances.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced full cast for Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott. Leah Harvey, BAFTA nominated star of the Apple TV+ series Foundation and last seen on stage in the National Theatre's Small Island, will play Lisa.
by DC Felton - Aug 8, 2022
When an organization reaches a milestone like 50 years, it can be easy to look back at everything that brought you to that milestone. While Des Moines Metro Opera's productions of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and PORGY AND BESS do that, they are also looking at the future with the world premiere production of A THOUSAND ACRES. If this production indicates what Des Moines Metro Opera has planned for the future, then I'm sure we will see them around for another 50 years and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
The full cast has been announced for Deborah Moggach's The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which opens at Richmond Theatre on Monday 5th  September 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022
Popcorn Group have announced this year’s incredible judging committee along with their longlist of brave and imaginative new plays for the Popcorn Writing Award. Partnering for the first time with BBC Writersroom, Popcorn offers a prize fund of £6,000. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022
Weightless will play a limited engagement from September 17–October 16, 2022 at WP Theater, with support from piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of Weightless on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.
by Michael Major - Aug 18, 2022
Feud: Capote's Women will be based on Laurence Leamer’s book, 'Capote’s Women: A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era.' Hollander will lead as Capote with Lane playing Slim Keith. The series will also feature Naomi Watts as Babe Paley, Chloë Sevigny as C.Z. Guest, and Calista Flockhart as Lee Radziwill.
by Jordan Higginbotham - Aug 16, 2022
Grumpy Old Men has opened at the Alhambra Theatre and Dining! The musical based on the 1993 movie follows two (as you guessed it) grumpy old men, John Gustafson and Max Goldman. The two had been feuding for decades, which all started with a woman they both liked. Years later, a new woman comes to town, and they are both vying for her affection.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
After skipping a year, the seventh (almost) annual Cloris Awards will honor eight local theater companies that produced 33 shows during the 2021-2022 season.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 13, 2022
The six performances in the Children’s Garden Pavilion represent the show’s New York premiere and a special opportunity for New Yorkers to experience an site integrated theater experience in one of the city’s most beloved green spaces.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
Jermyn Street Theatre has announced the cast for Love All, the first production in its forthcoming Temptation Season.
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022
One of Australia's most distinguished theatre artists, John Bell, arguably Australia's most acclaimed and prolific actor-director, will present his one-man show at the Edinburgh Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Joining the previously announced, Juliet Stevenson, and returning to the production are Christopher Osikanlu Colquhoun (The Lion King), Mariah Louca (Best Of Enemies), Daniel Rabin(King Lear), Naomi Wirthner (An Evening At The Talkhouse) and Hannah Ledwidge on drums.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Full casting and creative team have been announced for The Watermill Ensemble's bold new production of William Shakespeare's OTHELLO, adapted by Karla Marie Sweet, co-directed by Paul Hart and Anjali Mehra.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022
With Zodwa Nyoni's The Darkest Part of the Night currently running at Kiln Theatre, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham has announced the full company for her major revival of Moira Buffini's critically acclaimed Handbagged.

King Lear Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of King Lear have their been?
King Lear has had 32 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1906, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1909, Broadway which opened in 1911, Broadway which opened in 1915, Broadway which opened in 1917, Broadway which opened in 1918, Broadway which opened in 1923, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1950, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1968, Off-Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2018 and Broadway which opened in 2019.

What Tony Awards has King Lear been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Play for Lincoln Center Theater, Andre Bishop, Bernard Gersten and Best Revival of a Play for Stratford Festival of Canada.

What productions of King Lear have their been?
King Lear has had 32 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1906, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1909, Broadway which opened in 1911, Broadway which opened in 1915, Broadway which opened in 1917, Broadway which opened in 1918, Broadway which opened in 1923, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1950, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1968, Off-Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2018 and Broadway which opened in 2019.

What productions of King Lear have there been?
King Lear has had 32 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1906, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1907, Broadway which opened in 1909, Broadway which opened in 1911, Broadway which opened in 1915, Broadway which opened in 1917, Broadway which opened in 1918, Broadway which opened in 1923, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1930, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1950, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1968, Off-Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2004, Broadway which opened in 2004, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2018 and Broadway which opened in 2019.