12.04.2012 [TheaterMania.com] - By Dan Bacalzo • Apr 12, 2012 • New York City HERO Theatre's mission is to build bridges between various cultures by way of the classics. This performance is part of the company's fundraising efforts to present its first full-scale production
30.04.2012 [WhatsOnStage.com (blog)] - In it they talk to Jude Law in Denmark, Baz Luhrmann in Hollywood, visit a prison in Ireland and spend time on the set of Al Pacino's King Lear. Understandably these two Will-o-philes are more than a little excited about Globe to Globe, an ambitious
27.04.2012 [PBS NewsHour] - "Rupert Murdoch sees this sort of in King Lear style, that there is no recovery ultimately from this for him." He started out scrapping in the newsroom. He's an ink-stained wretch who went from a small Australian provincial newspaper to being the head
27.04.2012 [mediabistro.com] - Which led to this spring 1990 moment: At the time, Branagh was playing Edgar in King Lear at the Mark Taper Forum in LA. While waiting for the curtain to go up that night, he read the first page of Dead Again aloud to then-wife Emma Thompson
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 King Lear and vampires in San Francisco. He had penned hilarious tales about unfunny things, including death, Christmas and antidepressants. "So why not blue?
07.05.2012 [Entertainment Weekly] - King Lear. (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 "King Lear" 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 “King Lear”. 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 [Khaleej Times] - Despite his comic-book roots, Loki himself has a Shakespearean dimension akin to such villains as Iago in Othello and Edmund in King Lear, Hiddleston said. “He's motivated by the same things. He's motivated by jealousy and pride and ambition and vanity
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 King Lear. 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 King Lear 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 "King Lear." Courtesy Renee Garvens NOTE: This is the seventh in a series of blog posts about Classic Theatre's staging of “King Lear,” 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 "King Lear." Courtesy Dwayne Green SA LIFE –King Lear, played by Allen S. Ross shows his daughter, Goneril, played by Belinda Harolds, her inheritance during rehearsal
06.05.2012 [Kansas.com] - “King Lear,” 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 King Lear 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 “King Lear.” 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 King Lear. Both plays revolve around characters that
30.04.2012 [Limerick Leader] - Rob Clare (Duke of Gloucester), Des Keogh (King Lear), Liam O'Brien (Duke of Kent), Myles Breen (Duke of Albany) and Valerie O'Connor (Cordelia) act out a scene from King Lear at the Dominican Abbey, Kilmallock, as a work in progress investigating
18.04.2012 [Virginia Connection Newspapers] - By Victoria Ross Members of the Traveling Players Ensemble provided classical entertainment in the form of King Lear 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 King Lear 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 King Lear in the City Stage New West concert reading of King Lear, April 22 at Holy Trinity Cathedral. With the World Shakespeare Festival set to begin in London
06.05.2012 [Winston-Salem Journal] - He said it was a nice change from the tragedy "King Lear" 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.
05.05.2012 [OregonLive.com] - And I'd love for someone to write a new opera based on 'King Lear.' 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 King Lear 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,” “King Lear,” “Macbeth,” “Much Ado About Nothing” and more. Performances will be at 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday and 3 pm Sunday.
23.04.2012 [The Providence Journal (blog)] - --William Shakespeare, King Lear 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
03.05.2012 [TheSouthAfrican] - When Mandela celebrated his 80th birthday in 1998, just before stepping down as President, Mbeki made a speech speculating about how Madiba would retire to the country, quoting from King Lear: Julius Caesar has probably the most impact on Africa.
24.04.2012 [Paste Magazine (blog)] - The only exception was King Lear, which I saw performed in Battery Park in the summer of 2009, when the actors moved all around the park from scene to scene. And you can barely call that a stage. In the world of cinema, though, there are some
04.05.2012 [First Things (blog)] - The individual is constrained in these novels, and yet that constraint is certainly less than in The Odyssey or King Lear. Bauerlein notes that in Eugenide's The Marriage Plot, one of the characters, Madeleine, who has struggled with the meaning of