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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Saturday, January 30, 2021

New from Red Bull Theater: Exploring ‘King Lear’ with André De Shields and a call for ‘Restoration’ new short-play entries by Deb Miller

This Monday’s installment of Red Bull Theater’s ongoing RemarkaBULL Podversation series, Exploring King Lear with André De Shields, considers Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of ca. 1605…

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Monday, January 25, 2021

BroadwayHD Becomes Streaming Home for RSC by Barry Gordin

The iconic works of The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will now stream on BroadwayHD beginning today. January 25, 2021:  BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, ann…

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‘Hamlet,’ ‘King Lear’ highlights, as Royal Shakespeare Company finds streaming home on BroadwayHD by Naman Ramachandran

Nine RSC titles will debut on BroadwayHD in January, with 20 more productions set to arrive in February and March.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Red Bull Theater Presents a REMARKABLE PODVERSATION With André De Shields

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its offerings will continue on Monday, February 1st at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation: Tony Award-winning Actor ANDRÉ DE SHIELDS will join h…

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Why Trump has made Shakespeare matter more than ever in DC by Sophia Howes

There is something inherently Shakespearean about DC. It’s easy to picture Lincoln wandering the corridors of the White House reciting his favorite passages. In his journal, John Adams onc…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

I’m not writing my ‘King Lear’ in quarantine, and I’m ok with that by Kelly Conrad

Kelly Conrad always used to say she was busy, and thought that meant she was growing. But the pandemic forced her to revisit her tumultuous relationship with productivity.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Source Story For ‘King Lear’ Had A Happy Ending. Why Did Shakespeare Make It A Tragedy? by Artsjournal1

Basically, because of all the plagues everyone had been through, says Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Greg Doran. “There is a big change in tone in his later work. Academics ha…

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