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King Lear New York Tickets
King Lear New York TicketsMost recently, the King Lear New York scheduled performances ran from April 4-June 9, 2019 at the Cort Theatre. It's the classic play written by William Shakespeare. The play was a limited run of 19 weeks that showcased Glenda Jackson in the titular role. This version was well-received by the critics and audiences as it garnered several award nominations, like the 2019 Drama Desk award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, the 2019 Drama League Distinguished Performance and the 2019 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. When the show is presented in NYC, it occurs during the Broadway season from fall through spring. King Lear was performed for the first time in NYC at the Nassau Street Theater on January 13, 1754. Since then, it has been revived several times over.
A Tale of Madness and TragedyIt is believed that William Shakespeare's play King Lear was written between 1605-1606. The source of the play is believed to be based on a legend of the Leir of Britain, a pre-Roman Celtic king from mythology. The story dives into the tale of a King whose time is coming to an end. He has three daughters, and he decides to divide his kingdom among them. First, he wants them to show him how much they love him. One refuses to participate in the contest. The other two participate, but it turns out that they are not authentic in their feelings for their father. So, chaos ensues, and the chaos leads to tragedy.
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Where is King Lear New York performing?The King Lear New York performance has taken place at several venues around New York City. The most recent showcase was performed at the Cort Theatre. Revivals of the show in New York City over the years have taken place at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, Lyric Theatre and the New Amsterdam Theatre.
What can I expect from King Lear New York?When audiences attend a live King Lear New York performance, they can expect to watch the story of a King who goes mad. The limited-run version led by Glenda Jackson put a twist on the play by placing a female in the lead role, but nonetheless, the story on stage is the one many already know. The score for this version was composed by Philip Glass. It features a string quartet that complements the story in addition to the costumes and sets.
How long is a King Lear New York performance?A King Lear New York scheduled performance lasts three hours and 30 minutes. One intermission is given.
Who are the members of King Lear New York?The King Lear New York performance featured Glenda Jackson as King Lear as well as Ruth Wilson as both Cordelia and the Fool, Jayne Houdyshell as the Earl of Gloucester, Aisling O'Sullivan as Regan and Elizabeth Marvel as Goneril. Sam Gold was the director, Alex Weston was the music supervisor and Miriam Buether was charged with putting together the scenic design.
What other plays like King Lear can I enjoy in New York City?In New York, you have the opportunity to enjoy Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Options include To Kill a Mockingbird, The Book of Mormon and Hadestown. Other long-running musicals include Wicked, Aladdin and The Phantom of the Opera.
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