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King Lear - 1968 - Broadway

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Vivian Beaumont Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by Andrew Child - Sep 8, 2020
In March, Charlotte M Canninga??s historical commentary on American theatre during the 1918 flu epidemic made the rounds on social media as newly-furloughed industry professionals struggled to find solid footing amidst a global wave of trepidation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2020
LipZinc Theatre has announced their new experimental film Talking Tarot, written and directed by our Artistic Director Tzarini Meyler. The film will be streamed live on our Youtube channel on the 15th of October at 8pm GMT+1 (Irish Time).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
This September, the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble will release Macbeth in the Dark. A radio play version of Shakespeare's great psychological tragedy Macbeth, a perfect play for an infected world. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
The Capital Classics Theatre Company will focus on POWER for the seventh a?oesemestera?? of its popular a?oeShakespeare Book Club.a?? All are welcome for this free, 9-month discussion series. The Noah Webster Library will determine whether events are held on Zoom or in person at their 20 South Main Street location in West Hartford, CT.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
While the Covid-19 pandemic has shuttered many performing arts organizations around the world, Long Beach Opera (LBO) has been industriously devising live innovative performance opportunities for both its artists and audiences. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
This summer, Free Shakespeare in the Park became Free Shakespeare at Home as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival transitioned its public theater program to a virtual format. Offering live virtual performances of King Lear became the safest way to continue thirty-eight years of tradition in the face of the current pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Broadway Booking Office NYC and BY Experience have teamed up to bring filmed theater performances to Broadway touring theaters across the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020
The Betsy Stage presents 'Being Here' October 22 through November 22 at 1137 S. Huron St. Denver, CO 80223. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. and seating is limited to 15.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020
In honor of the one-year anniversary of Broadway stage manager Arthur Gaffin's passing, Gaffin's boyfriend since 1980, Danny Baron, is donating $100,000 from Gaffin's estate to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
Sotto Voce has announced a brand new, Covid restriction adhering, outdoor world premiere of RENAISSANCE, a new comedy starring BAFTA and Olivier nominated Haydn Gwynne (Billy Elliot (West End and Broadway) Drop the Dead Donkey, Camilla in C4s The Windsors) and James Corrigan (Edmund in King Lear (West End), Mark Antony in Julius Caesar (RSC).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
New York Deaf Theatre has announced their 40th Anniversary Gala. This year NYDT honoring Obie Award nominee, Deaf actress and advocate, Alexandria Wailes, alongside newly appointed Artistic Director of Playwrights Horizons, Adam Greenfield.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
TEDxBroadway organizers announced today the 9th annual event will be held online this year. The date is set for the virtual event for Tuesday, November 17 at 1pm Eastern.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
TV's Barry 'Shabaka' Henley ('Bob Hearts Abishola,' 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' 'Better Call Saul') will star in a benefit reading of Robert Galinsky's hit play The Bench: A Homeless Love Story, directed by Drama Desk winner Jay O. Sanders, streaming on Facebook on Saturday, October 10, 10 PM est.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
Following the sell-out success of Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot in June, Lockdown Theatre, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund, today announces a live virtual table read of Private Lives by Noël Coward. The table read will take place on Sunday 13 September at 7pm with the generous permission from the Noël Coward Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Mountview Live have announced their next three guests with Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah on 6 July, Olivier-Award winning director Stephen Daldry on 13 July, and Academy and Tony award-winning actress Glenda Jackson on 20 July.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 26, 2020
Nottingham-based theatre company Chronic Insanity are pioneering a new genre with a brand new approach to theatre. Way before the pandemic started, they were experimenting with digital theatre, creating shows that suit the latest technological advances and modernise the medium. We had a chat about what it means to make digital theatre, their upcoming shows, and the natural change in audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Today (June 25) in live streaming: Can't Cancel Pride, Falsettos, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Chukwudi Iwuji.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
On Thursday, June 25 (8pm EDT), NY Classical Theatre, New York City's all-free Off-Broadway Equity theatre company, will present a free virtual zoom reading of William Shakespeare's King Lear as a fundraiser for an intended full production later this year.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival's (HSF) nineteenth season is full of romance and humor and is all virtual! We kick off with As You Like It opening July 17, then Love's Labour's Lost opening August 7, and conclude with Merry Wives of Windsor opening August 14. All shows will be performed live online via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that British actor Ian Holm, a veteran of both stage and screen, has died at age 88.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Billy Porter has released the music video for his single 'For What It's Worth.' Paying homage to the protests against police brutality happening across the country, the video is entirely made up of footage from the demonstrations. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
This summer, Free Shakespeare in the Park will become Free Shakespeare at Home as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival transitions its public theater program to a virtual format. Offering live virtual performances of King Lear is the safest way to continue thirty-eight years of tradition in the face of the current pandemic.
by Student Blogger: Emily Hoffert - Jul 30, 2020
For anyone in the theatre industry, an added stressor of this summera??s health and political chaos has been the complete loss of our industrya??s traditional in-person activity.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
National Theatre Live has revealed that it will bring 14 of its shows to cinemas in the UK this summer and we've got the full list.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Instead of the annual production on the Common, CSC will present an online script-in-hand performance on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM, as a benefit to support CSC's 2021 production on the Boston Common, with the previously announced cast led by John Douglas Thompson* in the role of Prospero.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2020
Today's top stories: the 2013 cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella will reunite this week, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Read a piece from actor and Juilliard graduate Johnny Ramey, who hopes to give light to being Black & Brown within our liberal artistic community.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Off-Broadway's 62-seat Playroom Theater, who's tagline is 'Caution, Artists at Work,' was forced to close on June 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Method and Madness continues their Free Weekly Facebook Live Streams of classic plays with William Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, this Friday, July 3rd, at 7 PM PDT. The production was directed by Will Block, and features Kelsey Kato and Marie Osterman as Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2020
Theater St. Gallen has announced its upcoming programme for 2020-21.
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020
Billy Porter performed a live virtual rendition of a?oeFinally Readya?? for the NYC Pride 2020 TV special. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
The highly anticipated Immersive van Gogh digital art exhibition made its world premiere in Toronto on July 1, that includes a novel drive-in concept (the first of its kind in the world) inviting audiences - whether on foot or by car - to experience the works of Vincent van Gogh like never before.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
BritBox subscribers can now enjoy comedies, tragedies, ballets and operas from the UK's preeminent performers at home, as the service expands to support the British performing arts from 23rd July.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Broadway stars, they're just like us. (Stuck inside because of quarantine, that is.) And while it will be a few months before we're all able to convene and bask in the glory of live theater again, some of Broadway's best are taking on the role of teacher with TomorrowTix Classes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, returned to social media today to follow-up on his moving remarks from last month.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2020
AmiosWest presents a Covid-Era theatrical experience on YouTube live via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy.
by Alan Henry - Aug 6, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. Born in 1951, the Canadian actor Brent Carver was a star of both stage and screen.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The Stratford Festival is devastated to learn of the death of Brent Carver, an actor of incomparable talent, winner of a Tony Award for his starring role in Kiss of the Spider Woman, and a long-time Stratford Festival company member.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Chester Theatre Company (CTC) has announced its first virtual performance, The Story of King Lear, a 50-minute telling of the Shakespeare classic adapted and directed by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer. The show will air at 7:00pm (eastern) on Thursday, August 27, and will be available for viewing through Sunday, August 30.
by Gil Kaan - Aug 3, 2020
As live theatre remains in lockdown, Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) is morphing their Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival into a free, livestreaming program of four FESTIVAL EVENTS on Saturdays in August, and a hybrid stage production of ROMEO & JULIET Labor Day weekend. ISC's co-founders David Melville & Melissa Chalsma were most gracious in answering my emailed queries on their twenty-plus-years-old theatre organization.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's live streaming video series called MVT Live, features three heavy hitters in the world of live entertainment in Hawaii - R. Kevin Garcia Doyle, Kat Altman and Tony Pisculli, discussing their backgrounds in theatre, some of their most memorable moments and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Tennessee Shakespeare Company is launching its 'Essential' 13th performance season this Sunday, August 30 with the first of nine Coger Literary Salons titled Take Upon's the Mystery of Things: Classical Creativity in Quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Theatres across the Bay Area have been forced to make the switch to online programming amidst the health crisis. If you're looking for something to do, or watch, learn more about all of the offerings below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
The Ridgefield Playhouse will continue to give patrons the thrill of the world class theater and opera performances this fall with encore screenings of The Met Opera and London's National Theater.  Highlights include National Theatre's King Lear starring Sir Ian McKellan, The Met Opera's Il Trovatore and Cavalleria Rusticana. 
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2020
Billy Porter  performed 'For What It's Worth' to conclude Day 1 of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
This September, the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble Will Release MACBETH IN THE DARK. A radio play version of Shakespeare's great psychological tragedy Macbeth, a perfect play for an infected world.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer has teamed up with local audiobook publisher Alison Larkin to produce a new audiobook, Tales from Shakespeare. The audiobook includes ten short stories, written and recorded by Ms. Packer, based on the plays of William Shakespeare. It is published by Alison Larkin Presents.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Today is the 2nd anniversary of Broadway's Gettin' The Band Back Together, and Ryan Duncan (Gettin' The Band Back Together, Shrek The Musical) has created the second video in his Nick Styler series from the Broadway musical!