Thursday, June 10, 2021

‘After Life’ Review: London Stage Adaptation is a Fascinating Idea That Never Comes Alive as Drama by Gordon Cox

Remembrance of things past is not just a preoccupation of Proust. From King Lear’s terrifying fear of losing his mind to Pinter’s interlocked threesome in “Old Times” hotly contestin…

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Philadelphia Designers on Display at Set Model Theatre by Kathy Eddy

1812 Productions is pleased to present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. In early 2021, they gathered more than a dozen Philly theatre designers and technicians …

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Monday, June 7, 2021

Performing Shakespeare in the Era of COVID-19 by Alexa Alice Joubin

Although tragedy is not usually the preferred companion for hard times, Anglophone pop culture gravitated towards King Lear through memes and quotes during the global pandemic of COVID-19. O…

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Sunday, June 6, 2021

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s ‘King Lear’ is engaging and urgent by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival production of ‘King Lear,’ starring Tony winner André De Shields, is nothing short of spellbinding.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

NY Classical Theatre Will Stage King Lear in Several NYC Parks This Summer by Dan Meyer

John Michalski stars as Lear with Connie Castanzo as Cordelia.

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Tony winner André De Shields stars in 'King Lear' that engages with the times at Shakespeare Festival by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

André De Shields, a living legend of American theater, stars in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival production in Forest Park

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Sunday, May 9, 2021

Evelyn Krape discusses her upcoming role as King Lear with Melbourne Shakespeare Company by Peter J Snee

Evelyn Krape has 30 years diverse acting experience in Theatre, Film and television. She won the Best Actress Award for her

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021


(Patrick Freyne’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 5/5; King Lear in a Van: Arthur Riordan as King Lear with Karen McCartney as Cordelia and Matthew Malone as Kent. Photograph: Nick Br…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 by JK

 This Week in Broadway History: May 4 - 10 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  May 4, 2008: Boeing Boeing landed at the Longacre Theatre for 279 performances with an all-star cast including Mark R…

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Pod seating on sale now for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's 'King Lear' in Forest Park by From Staff Reports

Reservations will be required to attend St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's limited-capacity performances of "King Lear" in Forest Park.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

A Stormy Meditation by Leah Richards

A Stormy Meditation Leah Richards April 27, 2021 - 20:04 Topics Theater Review Tags off broadway …

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Evelyn Krape to play King Lear in a daring new interpretation of Shakespeare’s iconic play by Peter J Snee

After dazzling audiences across Melbourne for more than 30 years Evelyn Krape (Ginger, A Toast to Melba) takes on her

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Source Material’s ‘Low Skies Divine’ teases the possibilities of King Lear by Erin Kahn

“Nothing will come of nothing.” So says King Lear in Shakespeare’s weighty masterpiece of the same name. Little does he know that out of that one word “nothing” will come a whole s…

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Finally, A Few Reasons to Celebrate: Shakespeare's Birthday, Covid Vaccinations by Broadwayandme

People are getting vaccinated, some at a new site right in the middle of New York City's Theater District (click here to read more about that). Meanwhile, theaters are taking steps to reope…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

‘Olivier was jealous of me’: TV drama pioneer Derek Granger at 100 by Michael Billington

On his centenary, the veteran producer recalls adding punch to Coronation Street, bringing Brideshead to the screen and his ‘turbulent’ relationship with one of the acting world’s grea…

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

LIVE VIEWING PARTY: King Lear ft. Colm Feore by Stratford Festival

Welcome to the Stratford Festival’s Live Viewing Party featuring the film of our 2014 production of William Shakespeare's King Lear! Starring the incomparable Colm Feore in the role of a l…

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Christopher Lloyd to Play King Lear This Summer in Massachusetts

Lloyd will take on the role at Shakespeare & Company.

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

Odds & Ends: Sterling K. Brown, Laverne Cox & More to Star in The Normal Heart Benefit Reading by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Sterling K. Brown & More to Star in The Normal Heart Virtual Benefit Emmy winners Sterling K. Brown and Laverne Cox, To…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

In the News: Billy Porter Delivers Logo's State of the Union, a Jagged Little Pill-Inspired Roundtable Series, More by Talaura Harms

Plus: Christopher Lloyd will headline King Lear for Shakespeare & Company this summer.

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Christopher Lloyd Will Lead Shakespeare & Company's KING LEAR

Shakespeare & Company will launch its 2021 season with a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, featuring acclaimed actor and three-time Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd. Directed by Nicol…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival Announces Summer Season by Amelia Merrill

The outdoor season includes 'King Lear' starring André De Shields.

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Monday, March 8, 2021

Hadestown Tony Winner André De Shields to Play King Lear for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival by Andrew Gans

Carl Cofield will direct an all-BIPOC company as part of the outdoor season this summer.

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André De Shields to Play King Lear for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival This Summer

The Hadestown Tony winner will take on the titanic role in June.

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Tony winner André De Shields will lead Shakespeare Festival's 'King Lear' in Forest Park by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

André De Shields of "Hadestown" on Broadway will headline St. Louis Shakespeare Festival production this summer.

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Odds & Ends: FX's Pose to Conclude with Season Three, Premiering May 2 by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Pose's Third Season Will Be Its Last Elektra Abundance will certainly have something to say about this! Season three of FX'…

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André De Shields to Star in The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival's KING LEAR as Part of its 2021 Summer Season

The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields will star in King Lear as part of its 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest …

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Revisit Lincoln Center Theater’s King Lear Starring Christopher Plummer by Marc J. Franklin

The production of the Shakespearean drama opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theater March 4, 2004.

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Tony Winner & Hollywood Legend Christopher Plummer Dies at 91 by Lindsey Sullivan

Christopher Plummer, the astonishlingly versatile actor whose career spanned seven decades, has died at the age of 91. According to The New York Times, his family confirmed that the award-…

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Christopher Plummer’s Robust Final Act Crowned a Noble Career by Jesse Green

At home in the footlights, he knew the power of charm and every trick of the stage trade. But even after a celebrated “King Lear,” there was more to play.

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

The Wizard and The Bard: Andre De Shields In Conversation About Shakespeare’s King Lear by Tremaine A. Price

In a special and intimate conversation hosted by Red Bull Theater’s Associate Artistic Director, David Winkelstein, Tony Award winner Andre De Shields (Hadestown) speaks candidly about his…

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