Thursday, June 13, 2019

Acclaimed Magic Show Derren Brown: Secret Will Transfer to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Following a sold-out off-Broadway run with Atlantic Theater Company, the acclaimed Derren Brown: Secret will move to Broadway's Cort Theatre this fall for a limited run. Andrew O'Connor and…

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Illusionist and Mind Reader Derren Brown is Broadway Bound by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Two-time Oliver Award winner Derren Brown, known world-wide for his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion, is making his way to the Great White Way. A phenomen…

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Mentalist Derren Brown Will Bring SECRET to Broadway This Fall

Mentalist Derren Brown is headed to Broadway! BroadwayWorld has learned that Derren Brown: Secret will play four months at the Cort Theatre, beginning this fall.

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Illusionist Derren Brown To Make Broadway Debut With ‘Secret’; J.J. Abrams Is A Producer by Greg Evans

Illusionist and two-time Olivier Award winner Derren Brown is heading to Broadway. Producers J.J. Abrams, Thomas Kail, and Jeffrey Seller announced today that the 2017 sold-out Off Broadway …

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Illusionist Derren Brown is coming to Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Illusionist and mentalist Derren Brown will bring his show to Broadway this fall. Produced by filmmaker J.J. Abrams, “Hamilton” director Thomas Kail and “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey S…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

When The Audience is the Ensemble by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady I’m one of those theatergoers that runs away screaming at the idea of “audience participation.” I avo…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Sam Gold's King Lear, Starring Glenda Jackson, to End Broadway Run Early by Andy Lefkowitz

Director Sam Gold's gender-blind Broadway revival of Shakespeare's King Lear will conclude its run earlier than expected. Initially slated to play a limited engagement through July 7, the pr…

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KING LEAR To Close On Broadway June 9 by BroadwayWorld

ProducerScott Rudinannounced today that the Broadway production of William Shakespeare'sKing Lear, will play its final performance on Sunday, June 9, 2019.King Learbegan previews on Thursday…

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‘King Lear’ announces closing date by Caitlin Huston

“King Lear” will end its run earlier than expected, with a closing date of June 9, producer Scott Rudin announced Friday. The limited engagement, starring Glenda Jackson as Lear, was ori…

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Look Back at Fences With Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The revival of the August Wilson play opened at the Cort Theatre April 26, 2010.

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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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