Thursday, April 18, 2019

“William Shakespeare’s King Lear” at The Cort Theatre by Richard Seff

On occasion I marvel at the insight and wisdom shown by the Elizabethan lad Will Shakespeare, not to mention the poetry and imagination and drive that helped him create a basket of enduring …

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

A search for a missing gay teen reveals The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Albert Williams

Joe Foust deftly portrays the detective and all the parties in the investigation. American Blues Theater presents the Chicago premiere of this 2016 play by James…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Review: ‘King Lear’ at the Cort Theatre by Deb Miller

“’Tis the times’ plague when madmen lead the blind” (King Lear, Act IV, Scene 1) Based on the legendary Leir – ancient Celtic King of the Britons, whose story was recounted in Geof…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of KING LEAR, with Glenda Jackson & More! by Tv - Opening Night Special

One of Shakespeare's greatest dramas officially returned to Broadway last night. Led by two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson, …

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Glenda Jackson and the Cast of King Lear Celebrate a Royal Opening Night by Caitlin Moynihan

It's time to bow down! Sam Gold's gender-blind production of King Lear officially opened at the Cort Theatre on April 4. Starring Glenda Jackson in the titular role, the new staging of the S…

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Photo Coverage: Glenda Jackson and More Celebrate Opening Night of KING LEAR by Jennifer Broski

This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson and di…

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REVIEW: King Lear by JK

Review of the Saturday, March 30, 2019 matinee at the Cort Theatre in New York City. Starring Glenda Jackson, Ruth Wilson, Jane Houdyshell, Elizabeth Marvel, Aisling O'Sullivan, Pedro Pascal…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

"King Lear" at the Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St. (through July 7, 2019) by Simon Saltzman

Ruth Wilson and Glenda Jackson  (photo credit: Brigitte Lacombe) It is to be expected that a seasoned critic would have seen William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” more than once, perhaps…

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Review Roundup: KING LEAR Starring Glenda Jackson Opens On Broadway by Review Roundups

This season's new Broadway production ofWilliam Shakespeare'sKing Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winnerGlenda Jacksonand direct…

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Glenda Jackson holds court as Broadway's King Lear: EW review by Allison Adato

“Is there a British equivalent for ‘machismo’?” asks the American.“No. None at all,” replies his English friend, who then reconsiders: “Maybe Glenda Jackson.” There are any n…

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King Lear starring Glenda Jackson review at Cort Theatre, New York – ‘a performance of quiet fury’ by Nicole Serratore

In 2016, Glenda Jackson made a triumphant return to the stage in King Lear at London’s Old Vic. Now, she plays the

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Glenda Jackson Earns Crown In Broadway’s ‘King Lear’: Review by Greg Evans

With the arrival of her mighty Lear, Glenda Jackson has, in the span of a year, provided Broadway with twin portraits of once towering figures humbled by age – last year a matriarch in Thr…

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Review: A scorching Glenda Jackson leads the way for the women of ‘King Lear’ by Charles Isherwood

Women are in firm control of the kingdom in Broadway’s Cort Theatre, where a new revival of “King Lear,” starring Glenda Jackson in the title role, opened Thursday. Jackson’s Lear is…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Bow Down! Get a Glimpse of Glenda Jackson in Broadway's King Lear by Broadway.com

Towering talent Glenda Jackson is playing the titular role in Shakespeare's King Lear in a gender-bent production directed by Sam Gold. Take a look at photos from the searing drama, and then…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Glenda Jackson & More in KING LEAR on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson and di…

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A First Look at Glenda Jackson in King Lear on Broadway by Nathan Skethway

The Sam Gold-helmed production, with an original score by Philip Glass, opens April 4 at the Cort Theatre.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Around The U.S.A. in 80 Musicals: Part II: Southeast by JK

Thank you for embracing our new series Around the U.S.A. in 80 Musicals! This week, we move down South to the 14 states (and D.C.) that make up the American Southeast. From Maryland down to…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Michael Arden, Ian Lassiter, and Justin Cunningham Complete Cast of Glenda Jackson-Led King Lear by Andrew Gans

The production, directed by Sam Gold, begins February 28 at the Cort Theatre.

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Michael Arden, John McGinty & More Join Glenda Jackson in KING LEAR on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

This season's new Broadway production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jacksonanddire…

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King Lear, Starring Glenda Jackson, Begins on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Sam Gold-helmed production, with an original score by Philip Glass, kicks off previews in the Cort Theatre.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Mike Birbiglia: The New One Closes on Broadway January 20 by Olivia Clement

The comedian and filmmaker wraps up his limited engagement at the Cort Theatre.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

See Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia Celebrate the Winners of The New One’s Understudy Contest by Marc J. Franklin

The winners of Birbiglia’s challenge took the stage at the Cort Theatre to perform their monologues.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

“Choir Boy” Opened January 8, 2019 at the Manhattan Theatre Club at The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Simon Saltzman

Jeremy Pope and members of the cast Photo credit: Matthew MurphyTarell Alvin McCraney's “Choir Boy” premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club’s Stage II in 2013. It is now in revival wit…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

The New One’s Mike Birbiglia on Touring Insanity, Eating Broadway Stars & More on Side by Side by Susan Blackwell by Lindsey Sullivan

Mike Birbiglia in The New One (Photo by Joan Marcus) Comedian Mike Birbiglia is making his Broadway debut in The New One, his latest solo show playing at the Cort Theatre through January 2…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Step Inside Broadway’s Cort Theatre by Marc J. Franklin

Inside the Theatre, the series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Cort.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

BWW TV: THE NEW ONE Is the New Show on Broadway! Inside Opening Night with Mike Birbiglia & More! by Tv - Opening Night Special

The Broadway engagement ofMike Birbiglia's The New One, directed bySeth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street. BroadwayWorld was there, …

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Welcome to Broadway, Mike Birbiglia! See the Comedian Celebrate Opening Night of The New One by Lindsey Sullivan

Following an acclaimed off-Broadway run at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Mike Birbiglia's latest solo work The New One opened at the Cort Theatre on November 11. The comedian has been hailed …

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Support Mike Birbiglia at Opening Night of THE NEW ONE! by Jennifer Broski

The Broadway engagement ofMike Birbiglia's The New One, directed bySeth Barrish, officially opened last night, November 11 at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street. BroadwayWorld was there, …

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Mike Birbiglia: The New One Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The comedian and filmmaker's newest show opened at the Cort Theatre November 11.

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