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King Lear - 1973 - Off-Broadway


Delacorte Theatre

(New York, NY)
81st and Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) today announced it will present Dickens' Holiday Classic, a virtual telling of A Christmas Carol inspired by Charles Dickens' festive public readings of his cherished novella.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Today (September 23) in live streaming: Lena Hall gets obsessed, Julie Taymor visits backstage Live, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Billy Porter is a singer, composer, actor, playwright and director from Pittsburgh, PA. He currently stars as Pray Tell on the FX television series Pose, for which he won an Emmy Award.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020
Today's top stories: Cherry Jones accepts her third Emmy Award, Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses the creation of Song & Dance, John Lloyd Young shares his top 10 Broadway performances, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's King Lear. The streaming will be live on Wednesday 23 September, 7pm BST.
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 - Oct 9, 2020
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has announced a slate of upcoming online programming called [email protected] The new initiative comprises three series of digital programs that feature actor performances, live conversations, film screenings, and much more, giving audiences a unique behind-the-scenes look.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020
The Public Theater announced today that FORWARD. TOGETHER. A virtual event to support The Public Theater, will take place on Tuesday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling. Free and open to all from coast to coast and around the world, the event will be livestreamed.
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Billy Porter hosted this Sunday's ALCU Bill of Rights Gala, which consisted of an hour-long program celebrating the work of the ACLU. The event also served as a call to vote.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Casting has been announced for David Mamet's Oleanna, the final play in Theatre Royal Bath's Welcome Back Season this Autumn. The provocative drama will play in the theatre's main house from Wednesday 25 November to Saturday 12 December with press night on Wednesday 2 December 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski and Managing Director Lou Castelli, along with Pittsburgh Public Theater's Board of Trustees, are committed to using the current pause in in-person programming in the wake of Covid-19 as an opportunity to imagine and secure a bright artistic future for the organization.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Lockwood Henderson Productions will present the first London revival of 'Constellations' by Nick Payne at Southwark Playhouse, directed by Jonathan O'Boyle, and starring Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo and Oliver Johnstone. The play will run Thursday 26 November - Saturday 19 December, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020
James Corden asks Billy Porter to take part in Late Late Show and Tell, and Billy shares an ashtray his mother made before she lost use of her hands. After, Reggie Watts asks Billy for his definition of beauty.
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Emma Thompson has joined the cast of upcoming sex comedy 'Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
Following Bristol Old Vic's Culture Recovery Fund investment, the theatre announces a remarkable collaboration with Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, the next step in a radical journey of online and in-person entertainment which it has been developing in the theatre since the pandemic struck in March.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Original Theatre Company will present its fourth original online production since theatres were closed by the Government in March this year.  The Haunting of Alice Bowles is a new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
Billy Porter and Aaron Sorkin will appear on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' next week! See the full list of guests below.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
A cast of professional actors, their work has been seen across the country, at such notable theatres as Oregon Shakespeare, Utah Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare, and many more. In addition to regional theatre, many of our participants have long and varied careers onscreen as well.
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020
Billy Porter talks about the protocols the cast and crew of Pose are taking in order to resume filming during the coronavirus pandemic, shares what it's like to work with Beyonce's stylist and reveals how losing the lead role in a middle school production of Oliver Twist helped him discover the power of a star entrance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Psycho Productions and Cusack Projects Ltd in association with HighTide present the world premiere of 'PSYCHODRAMA', a revenge tale about an actress in her 40s under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
The Public Theater's FORWARD. TOGETHER. virtual event will take place today, Tuesday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling, the event is free and open to all from coast to coast and around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
The 24th edition of the Istanbul Theatre Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding Energy Group Companies Aygaz, Opet and Tüpraş, will be held between 14 November and 1 December 2020 both on stage and online with a hybrid programme.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Center Theatre Group has announced the immediate launch of their newest venue, the Digital Stage, currently housing its ever-expanding library of education, community outreach and Art Goes On videos. Center Theatre Group has welcomed Casey Nicholaw, Phylicia Rashad and Paula Vogel, as its latest Associate Artists.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2020
Today's top stories: original Hamilton cast members reunite for Joe Biden, behind the scenes of One Royal Holiday with Aaron Tveit and Laura Osnes, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
1812 Productions has announced its 2020-2021 theatre season. The 2020-2021 season features four original comedic works that are being designed for virtual performance, with live performances tentatively scheduled for spring, 2021. Each production will feature a mixture of live performance and pre-recorded material and will be streamed through 1812 Productions' website.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Following the success of Noël Coward's Private Lives in September which raised £44,000 for the Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre today announces a live virtual table read of The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund. The table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25 October at 7pm.
by Student Blogger: Izzy Betz - Oct 14, 2020
I am here with my first BWW Blog Post to share with you all the best theatrical/musical content available right at your fingertips! 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
BEDLAM has announced BEDLAM: THE SERIES, an episodic New Media Series now in development. Written by Eric Tucker and Musa Gurnis and directed by Eric Tucker, BEDLAM: THE SERIES is an inventive and irreverent Shakespeare mashup that twists together characters and plots from King Lear, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice and other plays.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Washington Performing Arts today announced Mars Arts DC: Virtual, an ongoing program of free online presentations highlighting the astounding breadth and exceptional artistry of the DC arts scene.
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2020
Friend of the show and author of the new book 'Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown,' John Lithgow, enlisted the help of famous friends to read excerpts to create shareable clips in place of a book tour.
by Alex Freeman - Nov 9, 2020
This week, we have stories of two different regions - first, a story out of New York City where off-Broadway theatre's and other small venues have filed suit against the state of New York to receive permission to start reopening. We also have the opposite side of that story out of DC, where one small venue has reopened for indoor theatre performances under a pilot program from the city. We also explore how the Kennedy Center has kept in person performance alive in their venues, as well as more labor disputes - this time between labor and management and not between the Unions themselves.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020
Today's top stories: could The Masked Singer's mushroom be from Hamilton? Plus, Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff reunite for a musical film, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Janie Dee has had to withdraw from the production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles for personal reasons, but the producers, Original Theatre Company, have announced that Tamzin Outhwaite will now be playing the titular character in this new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks, adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2020 Associate Artists – lighting designer David Lander, director/choreographer Jeffrey Page and actress Alysha Umphress. The Associate Artists program’s honorees include choreographer Joshua Bergasse, director Joe Calarco, costume designer Jen Caprio, and more.
by Tara Bennett - Nov 3, 2020
What do you get when you combine the plot twists of Game of Thrones with the premise of the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear and characters from some of Disney’s most iconic princess movies?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
As a special gift to Vermonters this holiday season, Northern Stage has partnered with Vermont Public Radio to present a free one-time-only broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Saturday, December 12, at 3 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
The films include THE DYBBUK; TEVYA (starring Maurice Schwartz, based on the Sholem Aleichem stories which inspired the legendary musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF); AMERICAN MATCHMAKER; HER SECOND MOTHER; MIR KUMEN ON; OVERTURE TO GLORY; ELI ELI; JEWISH KING LEAR; MOTEL, THE OPERATOR; and THREE DAUGHTERS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
The Society for Theatre Research has revealed the judges for the Theatre Book Prize 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Kino Lorber's long-awaited Blu-ray of THE JEWISH SOUL: CLASSICS OF YIDDISH CINEMA is set for release next Tuesday, November 24th. With new translations by noted Yiddish cultural historian, actor (the Coen Brothers' A SERIOUS MAN, 'Boardwalk Empire'), playwright, and translator Allen Lewis Rickman.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
With an eye toward the future, Seattle Rep today announced the largest playwright commission project of the organization's history. After what has and continues to be a relentless year for the arts, Seattle Rep plants seeds for the future of the industry by devising an ambitious commission project featuring three initiatives: 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene, a program that will commission 20 playwrights; New Directions, a program that will commission directors each year; and the launch of a commissioning program for Seattle Rep's Public Works.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 15, 2020
As the series draws to a close, completing 40 shows within eight months, actor and director Robert Myles looks back on the successes of The Show Must Go Online and the rise of Zoom theatre. The Tempest ​​​​​​​will be the final show in the Shakespeare series that began at the end of March.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris and his band Loose Cattle have released a moving new cover of David Bowie's iconic song, 'Heroes'! 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris will perform a solo concert tomorrow night, streaming live from Lorenzo Wolff's groovy Restoration Sound studio in Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, is set to livestream Georg Büchner's Danton's Death on November 2, as part of Shout into the Void: A Virtual Play Reading Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
CSC  is participating in Downtown Boston Business Improvement District's “Stage Windows” initiative, which features installations in storefront windows created by four top Boston-area performing arts organizations.
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020
An all new trailer for Original Theatre Company's The Haunting of Alice Bowles has been released.
by Nicholas Adler - Dec 1, 2020
Singer, actor and songwriter, D.C. Anderson is a very talented person. His latest album, Sarasota is D.C.'s 12th studio album which was released earlier in 2020.