King Lear

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East 13th Street/CSC Theatre

(New York, NY)
136 East 13th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
The Old Globe invites your attendance and coverage as Globe for All celebrates six years of making theatre matter to more people! Our talented Globe for All company of professional actors will bring a stirring production of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale to a variety of economically, geographically, and culturally diverse communities throughout San Diego County. The free-admission Globe for All Tour kicks off on Tuesday, October 29 and will visit 19 Community Partner venues from San Ysidro to Oceanside. Director Daniel Jáquez returns to The Globe to helm this production of The Winter's Tale. His previous work at The Globe includes the 2017 direction and co-creation of the bilingual piece La Muerte Descansa en Paz (Death Rests in Peace), which was presented as part of one of The Old Globe's signature arts engagement programs, coLAB, and he was a participant in this year's The Old Globe Classical Directing Fellowship, led by Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, announces the MST Solo Works Festival, an eclectic roster of original solo performance by award-winning performance artists.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, launches its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with J. M. Synge's masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe (films Jerry Maguire, Say Anything…, Fast Times at Ridgemont High).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe over the 2019/20 festive season at the Bridge.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Theater of War Productions will present The King Lear Project featuring Cynthia Nixon and NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, along with Daphne Rubin-Vega, Chinasa Ogbuagu, Chinaza Uche, and Marjolaine Goldsmith. Organized in collaboration with SAGE , the world's largest organization dedicated to serving and caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older people, this special event will be exclusively presented to members of the SAGE community.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Five fascinating, evolving plays will receive readings by some of South Florida's finest actors from January 10-12, when The Dramaworkshop hosts Palm Beach Dramaworks' second annual New Year/New Plays Festival. A huge hit during its inaugural season, the Festival provides playwrights with the invaluable opportunity to hear their words performed in front of a live audience, which is instrumental to the development and growth of a play. Audiences not only share in the excitement of seeing something brand new, but have the chance to offer feedback to the playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Emmy and Tony Award-winner, Billy Porter, is set to make his television directorial debut with an episode of FX's Pose!
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
SHOWTIME has ordered the first eight-episode season of the ongoing drama series RIPLEY, based on Patricia Highsmith's bestselling quintet of Tom Ripley novels. BAFTA(R) Award winner Andrew Scott (Fleabag, Sherlock) will star in the title role of Tom Ripley. Oscar and Golden Globe(R) winner and Emmy(R) nominee Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List, The Night Of) will write and direct the entire first season. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
John Kani's two-hander Kunene and the King will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre, London for a strictly limited West End run from 24 January to 28 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced a raft of shows for spring 2020. The programme precedes new Artistic Director, Sean Foley's first full season of work in autumn 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Casting Society of America (CSA) today announced the television and theatre nominees for the 35th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre. The winners will be revealed on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York City and London. Comedian, actor and writer Ron Funches will serve as host for the Los Angeles event.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will play a limited 12-week run at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with an opening night on Monday 9 December. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 11 October.
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019
On the latest episode of WGBH's Open Studio with Jared Bowen, newly minted Emmy-winner, Billy Porter, sat down for an interview!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present, Wait Until Dark, October 10 through October 27, with previews October 8 and 9. A suspenseful Halloween treat for every thrill seeker!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) launches its 16th season with King Lear, performed at Chelsea Theatre Works in Chelsea, MA.  Performances run October 3-27, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Claybody Theatre have announced full casting for the premiere of The D-Road, Deborah McAndrew's new play about one of Stoke-on-Trent's most significant cultural and economic landmarksa?" The A500 dual carriageway.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Casting is today announced for Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories which is set to play a strictly limited engagement at The Ambassadors Theatre from Thursday 3rd October 2019 until Saturday 4th January 2020. Simon Lipkin, performing as Professor Goodman, Garry Cooper playing Tony Matthews, Preston Nyman, appearing as Simon Rifkind and Richard Sutton, playing Mike Priddle, all reprise their celebrated Lyric Hammersmith Theatre roles in Ghost Stories most terrifying West End transfer.
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2019
Last night, Billy Porter won the 2019 Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on the hit FX drama series Pose. Porter made history as the first openly gay black man to win the award.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
Billy Porter has won the 2019 Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on the hit FX drama series Pose. The 71st Emmy Awards are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on FOX. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
Tonight is the 71st Emmy Awards, which is airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on FOX! BroadwayWorld will be updating live as winners are announced tonight, so make sure to check back throughout the night to find out if your favorite nominee won an Emmy!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company announces casting for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company.
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
After James Corden asked Billy Porter about acting in his first sex scene, Kirsten Dunst recalled her first kiss, which many think was with Brad Pitt in 'Interview with a Vampire.' Turns out, Kirsten's experience was on a school field trip in a dark elevator. Watch the video below!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
Billy Porter was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Late Show, proving once again that he knows how to make a grand entrance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to produce The Member of the Wedding, directed by regional talent Eric Schmiedl. This limited engagement runs October 4 through November 3, in the Studio Theater. This intimate performance space puts the audience in the middle of this regal family drama. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Buy early and save with promo code: FRANKIE to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by Oct 3, 2019. Preview performance is the Thursday before opening night, October 3. Opening Night is Friday, Oct 4. Tickets range from $10 Smart Seats to $33 each. Group and student discounts are available.  Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Phillip Glass' music will be featured in the New York Philharmonic opening program that begins this week. Get a first look below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Seven-time Tony Award winning producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson announced today the formation of their new venture, Wagner Johnson Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
King Lear will play at the Daloreum Theatre in South Korea in late September 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, launches its tenth anniversary season of progressive classic theatre with J. M. Synge's masterpiece THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD. The play will be presented in repertory with THE SYNGE TRIPTYCH, three short plays by J. M. Synge presented in one evening. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.a?? To purchase tickets, visit www.QTGrep.orga??or call 215.987.4450. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company today announce the full cast for the London première of Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts' adaptation of #WeAreArrested by Can Dündar, a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news. Ivatts directs Jamie Cameron (Son), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Can) and Indra Ové (Wife). The production opens on 18 November, with previews from 13 November and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
With her production of the world première of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces Pass Over, A Museum in Baghdad and The Glee Club which will be staged at Kiln Theatre in 2020, following the previously announced Snowflake by Mike Bartlett.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Quantum Theatre presents Canadian writer Vern Thiessen's poetic and modern play that gives voice to Anne Hathaway, the enigmatic wife of William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
A new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper opened this weekend at IRT theater in Greenwich Village. The multimedia staging will run until Oct 13th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today that they will present a limited, Halloween-themed production of Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling to two venues in western Queens: The Studio Bar at The Astorian and the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents a?oeDairyland,a?? a world premiere comedy by Heidi Armbruster. This whimsical, heartfelt tale of one woman's journey from farm to table and table to farm is directed by Vivienne Benesch, and runs from October 16 to November 3, 2019.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 2, 2019
Sir Ian McKellen. On stage. Talking about theatre. That's it a?' five stars (could it ever be anything else?). But, before you click off Broadway World, let me tell you a few reasons why Ian McKellen On Stage is one of the most enjoyable nights in a theatre I've ever had.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2019
Joseph Marcell - best known as laconic British butler 'Geoffrey' in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - and Christopher Fairbank - best known for his role as 'Moxey' in the iconic British series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - will star as 'Byron' and 'Ames' in the long-awaited UK premiere of Sam Shepard's play AGES OF THE MOON, directed by Alexander Lass, playing from Thursday 17 October - Sunday 24 November at the Vaults Theatre in London's Waterloo, with a press night on Wednesday 23 October.
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open saw appearances from Broadway favorites Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
BroadwayWorld recently reported on a rumor that Billy Porter would be joining the cast of the upcoming Cinderella film from Sony, starring Camila Cabello. According to Deadline, Porter confirmed that he is joining the film in a Q&A Saturday evening at the New Yorker Festival. He will take on the role of the Fairy Godmother.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Bring Live Theatre into your home or organization with a private performance of Ian Ruskin's acclaimed tour de force one-man play To Begin the World Over Again: the Life of Thomas Paine including a Q&A plus meet and greet after the play. This timely play has been performed at Joe's Pub, at the Public Theatre in NYC, Fanueil Hall in Boston, plus hundreds of noted performances to standing ovations in the US and UK. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Shakespeare in Clark Park, the West Philadelphia based outdoor theater company is announcing an expansion of their work. 'The Park Plays' will bring SCP's practice of engaging the community in the theater-making process while bringing free outdoor theater to two parks in Philadelphia neighborhoods in summer 2020. The two parks chosen for productions are Harrowgate Park in North Philadelphia and Vernon Park in Germantown.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The celebrated Sheffield Theatres production of LIFE OF PI Will Transfer To London in 2020. Life of Pi a?' Lolita Chakrabarti's dazzling adaptation of Yann Martel's extraordinary, award-winning book a?' was awarded a string of five-star reviews when it opened in Sheffield earlier this year.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner Billy Porter will step into the role of fairy godmother in Sony's upcoming 'Cinderella' adaptation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, tours the UK in 2020 opening at Richmond Theatre on Monday 13th January 2020. The genre-defining thriller - based on Frederick Knott's stage and screen play, made world-famous by Hitchcock's iconic 1954 film - will be directed by Anthony Banks.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
In the light of Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement, the term 'gaslighting' has become part of the discourse around abusive behaviour. Many may not realise that it originates from Patrick Hamilton's thriller Gaslight, written in 1938, in which - for reasons later discovered - the dastardly Mr Manningham tries to trick his wife Bella into thinking she is losing her mind. It's part of a pattern of what we would now recognise as coercive control.
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Billy Porter recently made history as the first openly gay black man to win the Emmy for Leading Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Pray Tell on FX's Pose. Porter opens up to Variety about how he owes his Emmy to Janet Mock, a writer, director, and producer on the show.
by Review Roundups - Oct 1, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan returns to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Theatre Philadelphia is pleased to announce the Nominated productions for Outstanding Outdoor Theatre Production.