Frank Langella will topline a new production of "King Lear" set to bow at the U.K.'s Chichester Festival Theater this fall prior to a early 2014 run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Production will…
People for the American Way will mark its 30th anniversary at a Dec. 5 fete at the Beverly Wilshire, and while there will be plenty of references to the org's origins as a counter to the religious…
Sam Waterston has played Hamlet, Prince Hal, Benedick and Prospero, so it's only fitting that he would tackle King Lear for his 12th appearance at the Public Theater in a Shakespeare play.
Al Pacino will play the title role in "King Lear," an adaptation of the Shakespeare play that will be directed by Michael Radford.
The production of "King Lear" at the Electric Lodge is not merely the tale of a man who first grew old and then finally, tragically, wise. Under the thoughtful direction of Patsy Rodenburg, it is the…
All those who were worried that FCC's educational requirements for children's TV were going to spawn a dreadful batch of pedantic shows should be able to breath a sigh of relief when WB's "Channel…
For all the noise and fury --- the storm, really --- at the heart of "King Lear," Richard Eyre's new Royal National Theater production of the play will be remembered for its moments of piercing…
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