King Lear

Revenge, rage, grief and delusion thunder upon the Delacorte as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow takes the stage as one of theater's great tragic heroes, KING LEAR. Tony winner Daniel Sullivan directs Shakespeare's classic drama about a King who loses everything, including his mind, when he disowns his favorite daughter, and finds himself betrayed in return.

Schedule

Delacorte Theatre

(New York, NY)
81st and Central Park
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by Walter McBride - August 6, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet fashion below!
by Walter McBride - August 6, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals below!
by Walter McBride - August 6, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party below!
by Walter McBride - August 6, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call below!
by Michael Dale - August 6, 2014
Delacorte production more ritual than theatrical.
by Review Roundups - August 5, 2014
Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening tonight, August 5.
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 31, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy is currently in previews and runs through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2014
The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin performances tonight, July 22 and run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5.
by TV News Desk - July 18, 2014
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy chatted with John Lithgow about playing the titular role of King Lear for Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - July 1, 2014
The Public Theater will soon present KING LEAR, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring the previously announced John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin performances on Tuesday, July 22 and run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in rehearsal below!
by Stage Tube - June 5, 2014
The Public Theater will begin previews earlier this week on June 3 for Much Ado About Nothing, the first show of The Public's 2014 season of free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte. Directed by Jack O'Brien, Much Ado About Nothing will run through Sunday, July 6, with an official press opening on Monday, June 16. Below, Jonathan Groff explains how to get free tickets -- and what to do while you're waiting in the queue -- for Shakespeare in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014
The Public Theater has announced complete casting for KING LEAR, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring the previously announced John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin performances on Tuesday, July 22 and run through Sunday, August 17, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 5.