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King Lear - 1978 - Off-Broadway

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American Place Theatre

(New York, NY)
266 West 37th Street, Floor 22
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by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2020
Today's top stories: The New York Times will celebrate the 19/20 Broadway season, Ryan Murphy aims to run The Normal Heart and The Destiny of Me on Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Public Theater announced additions to the line-up for WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public Theater, which will take place on Monday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020
The Public Theater's WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public, will take place on Monday, June 1. A new video has been released of host Jesse Tyler Ferguson hilariously making his rounds of phone calls to the stars who will appear in the event.
by Shari Barrett - May 23, 2020
With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Kathleen Rubin whose musical theatre background led her to The Angel City Chorale and directing on Los Angeles stages.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the expansion of its online programs and events through August 2020. Arena Artistic Director Molly Smith has curated a diverse and engaging Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward, connecting artists and audiences locally and nationally.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.
by Ellen Dostal - May 20, 2020
It's summer in L.A. and the theaters are closed. What's a Shakespeare lover to do? Well, artists continue to create in whatever way they can as they brainstorm plans for 2020 and beyond. We've heard from some of your favorite companies and here's the latest on cancellations and some of the inventive solutions meant to help you get your Bard on this season. Go see a showa??.online!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed readings of William Shakespeare's Richard II, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's Much Ado About Mean Girls, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Okwui Okpokwasili  performed a monologue from King Lear as part of The Public Theater's Brave New Shakespeare challenge!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Epic Theatre Company is continuing its #StaySafe Series with one of our most audacious publicity stunts--ever.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Bristol Old Vic today announced three of the five titles that will be streamed on YouTube as part of the Bristol Arts Channel.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
Method and Madness continues their Free Weekly Facebook Live Streams of classic plays with William Shakespeare's HAMLET, this Saturday, May 16.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
The Soho Theatre has announced  Soho Six, Record Verity Bargate Award submissions, plus new on-demand plays and masterclasses.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
On 17th April, 16.00 (BST), Playbox Theatre launched the first in an ongoing series of online interviews with renowned performers and artists from across the world. Hosted via ZOOM Webinar, 100 participants, predominantly members of Playbox Theatre, can take part in the interviews via a live Q&A with the panellists. The interviews are also streamed
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
The Public Theater announced today that WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public Theater, will take place on Monday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
by Peter Nason - May 12, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Beatles songs, including some of the fab four's solo works. They're all here: 'Twist and Shout,' 'In My Life,' 'Helter Skelter,' 'Imagine,' 'Something,' 'Maybe I'm Amazed,' 'Let It Be.' See if your favorites made the grade!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's The Taming of the Clueless, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
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 on Thursday, June 25 at 8:00 pm, as a fundraiser for an intended full production later this year.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, took to social media tonight to deliver a lengthy and impassioned address to America amidst the widespread protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd.  
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 TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Steve Buscemi was a guest on Thursday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, where he talked about being apart of the off-Broadway adaptation of 'Three Sisters,' which has been postponed until next year.
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 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.