Charles Bernard "King" Lear (January 23, 1891 – October 31, 1976) was a professional baseball pitcher who played two seasons of Major League Baseball. He played for the Cincinnati Reds in 57 games during the 1914 and 1915 seasons.
12.04.2012 [Palm Beach Post] - He had written dark and comedic bestsellers about the story of Christ, the life of KingLear and vampires in San Francisco. He had penned hilarious tales about unfunny things, including death, Christmas and antidepressants. "So why not blue?
14.04.2012 [Austin American-Statesman] - By Charles Ealy Mark K. Updegrove says that writing about Lyndon Johnson is "like an actor tackling KingLear. There's so much to sink your teeth into, and the part can be interpreted in different ways." In "Indomitable Will," the executive director of
07.05.2012 [Entertainment Weekly] - KingLear. (As it happens, that'll be Pryce's next role, at London's Almeida Theatre.) Loose-limbed and rubber-faced, in an impressive dustbin wardrobe (by costume designer Dany Everett) and his own authentically straggly beard, Pryce makes his Davies
07.05.2012 [MarketWatch (press release)] - NEW YORK, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- HERO Theatre announced today that the cast of the "KingLear" benefit staged reading starring Olympia Dukakis and directed by Austin Pendleton will include theatre notables Louis Cancelmi (Sarah Kane's
07.05.2012 [allvoices] - He got his start on the stage and appeared in “Equus” and “KingLear”. While he appeared in numerous television and film roles, Matthews made his mark as the mechanic in the Fram Oil Filter commercials that says, “you can pay me now or you can pay me
06.05.2012 [Globe and Mail] - For August Schellenberg, starring in the National Arts Centre's all-aboriginal production of KingLear is a dream more than four decades in the making. The actor, who is of Mohawk descent, first conceived the idea for an aboriginal Lear in the fall of
04.05.2012 [Vanity Fair] - Looking to the classical stage—I'm too young still, which is surprising, but I think of all things, maybe KingLear. Which has been done by a woman before, but I would keep my daughters my daughters. Because that's more interesting to me
28.04.2012 [The Root] - Studying acting at Britain's all-black Talawa Theatre Company summer school program, Anozie cut his teeth as KingLear in the Shakespearean play. He soon began landing larger roles in television and films both in the UK and America, on shows such as
30.04.2012 [San Antonio Express (blog)] - Matthew Byron Cassi (from left) and Dru Barcus work out a fight scene for Classic Theatre's "KingLear." Courtesy Renee Garvens NOTE: This is the seventh in a series of blog posts about Classic Theatre's staging of “KingLear,” which opens May 11.
05.05.2012 [San Antonio Express] - By Deborah Martin Allan S. Ross plays the title role in Classic Theatre's staging of "KingLear." Courtesy Dwayne Green SA LIFE –KingLear, played by Allen S. Ross shows his daughter, Goneril, played by Belinda Harolds, her inheritance during rehearsal
06.05.2012 [Kansas.com] - “KingLear,” a king decides to step down from the throne and divide his kingdom evenly among his three daughters, 7 pm today, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Tickets $12, $10 military, seniors and students. Call 316-686-1282.
26.04.2012 [CBC.ca] - Actor August Schellenberg, a Montrealer of Mohawk-English heritage, tackles KingLear in a new Ottawa production that features an all-aboriginal cast. National Arts Centre artistic director Peter Hinton — directing one of his final productions before
07.05.2012 [Russia Beyond The Headlines] - Synetic Theater was nominated for a record-setting 15 Helen Hayes Awards this year, and Koval was nominated for her role as one of the daughters in “KingLear.” Seven “Lear” actors were nominated, including Koval, who is a frequent favorite of the
12.04.2012 [Memphis Flyer (blog)] - The scrappy indie staged a fantastic production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman last season and followed it up this spring with a competent and mostly compelling production of Shakespeare's KingLear. Both plays revolve around characters that
30.04.2012 [Limerick Leader] - Rob Clare (Duke of Gloucester), Des Keogh (KingLear), Liam O'Brien (Duke of Kent), Myles Breen (Duke of Albany) and Valerie O'Connor (Cordelia) act out a scene from KingLear at the Dominican Abbey, Kilmallock, as a work in progress investigating
02.05.2012 [Shields Gazette] - SPECIAL GUEST ... actress Wendy Craig, front, pictured with students from the University of Sunderland who performed KingLear on the opening night of the Sunfest 2012 Festival. By JOSEPH TULIP AWARD-winning actress Wendy Craig helped students start a
18.04.2012 [Virginia Connection Newspapers] - By Victoria Ross Members of the Traveling Players Ensemble provided classical entertainment in the form of KingLear to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors last week during its public hearings on the fiscal year 2013 budget. "These are 400-year-old
01.05.2012 [Calgary Herald] - That has led to the creations of such shows as The Shipment, a 2009 drama, and more recently, Lear, in which Lee presented a deconstructed interpretation of Shakespeare's KingLear that generated a lot of mixed reaction, to put it mildly.
18.04.2012 [The Record (New Westminster)] - Shakespeare on stage: Russell Roberts is the blinded Gloucester and Richard Newman is KingLear in the City Stage New West concert reading of KingLear, April 22 at Holy Trinity Cathedral. With the World Shakespeare Festival set to begin in London
05.05.2012 [Minneapolis Star Tribune] - He need not wake up each day with the burden of KingLear or Richard III on his shoulders. He's Gomez, a man who gets riled only when his wife speaks French. And that's a good kind of riled. "The Addams Family is so deep in the American psyche," Sills
06.05.2012 [Winston-Salem Journal] - He said it was a nice change from the tragedy "KingLear" that he had done the previous year. "It's the silliest play ever written," Umberger said. "It's a farce, and they don't come around every day. It has six characters and four doors.
04.05.2012 [Washington Times] - “Fool,” his take on KingLear, was ambitious but hurried and sloppy. And the less said about last year's apocalyptic dinosaur-space-invasion graphic novel “The Griff” the better. So now to Mr. Moore's lucky 13th novel, “Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art.” Is
05.05.2012 [OregonLive.com] - And I'd love for someone to write a new opera based on 'KingLear.' I could certainly do that." What he loves about opera: "Opera makes me better than I am. If I'd stayed in musical theater -- and I don't want to disparage musical theater -- I wouldn't
23.04.2012 [HispanicBusiness.com] - The World Shakespeare Festival, which is the centrepiece of the Cultural Olympiad that accompanies the London 2012 Olympic Games, will also feature KingLear performed in Belarusian, Hamlet in Lithuanian, Richard III in Mandarin and Romeo & Juliet in
20.04.2012 [Press-Enterprise] - This original production by the Stratford Players features scenes from “The Taming of the Shrew,” “KingLear,” “Macbeth,” “Much Ado About Nothing” and more. Performances will be at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday and 3 pm Sunday.
01.05.2012 [Syracuse.com] - He mentions it in KingLear and a couple of his other plays,” said dancer Ann Horan, who took a vacation day from work to make the May Day festivities for her 20th time. This year, six dance groups -- four from Syracuse, one from Rochester and one from
06.05.2012 [Khaleej Times] - Despite his comic-book roots, Loki himself has a Shakespearean dimension akin to such villains as Iago in Othello and Edmund in KingLear, Hiddleston said. “He's motivated by the same things. He's motivated by jealousy and pride and ambition and vanity
30.04.2012 [New Yorker (blog)] - When I was a child, I had a record of a staging of “KingLear,” so I was attuned to the notion of tragic loss. Because the life of a dog is short and speechless, I witnessed Nero's fierce vigor and his decline into madness. But even if I began with an
23.04.2012 [The Providence Journal (blog)] - --William Shakespeare, KingLear THE EXPOSITION: The Red Sox are really glad Sunday night's game was rained out at Fenway Park, giving them a chance to get out of Boston earlier than expected. They lost the last five games of a homestand that started