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King Lear   

Pre-opening information; subject to change.

Cort Theatre, (4/04/2019 - 7/07/2019)
First Preview: Feb 28, 2019 Total Previews: 17
Opening Date: Apr 04, 2019    
Closing Date: Jul 07, 2019 Total Performances:

Category: Play, Tragedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: England


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, No Guarantees, Stephanie P. McClelland, Universal Theatrical Group, Len Blavatnik, James L. Nederlander, Rosalind Productions, Inc., Barbara Manocherian, The John Gore Organization, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Jamie deRoy, Wendy Federman, Al Nocciolino, Candy Spelling, True Love Productions, Bruce Robert Harris & Jack W. Batman and Adam Rodner
Written by William Shakespeare; Original Music by Philip Glass
Directed by Sam Gold
Scenic Design by Miriam Buether; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jane Cox; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer
Executive Producer: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner and John Johnson; General Manager: Joey Parnes Productions; Company Manager: Lizbeth Cone
Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Kevin Bertolacci; Stage Manager: Lisa Buxbaum
Musical Coordinator: Seymour Red Press; Violin: Cenovia Cummins and Martin Agee; Viola: Chris Cardona; Cello: Stephanie Cummins
Special Effects by Jeremy Chernick
Casting: Caparelliotis Casting; Press Representative: DKC/O&M; Advertising: BLT Communications, Inc. and SPOTCo, Inc.; Text Consultant: Michael Sexton; Vocal Coach: Andrew Wade; Director of Artistic Sign Language: Alexandria Wailes; Fight direction by Tom Schall; Aereographic Services: Flying by Foy; Photographer: Brigitte Lacombe
Cast
Glenda Jackson
King Lear of Britain
Jayne Houdyshell
Earl of Gloucester
Elizabeth Marvel
Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Aisling O'Sullivan
Broadway debut
Regan
Lear's Daughter
Pedro Pascal
Broadway debut
Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
John Douglas Thompson
Earl of Kent
Ruth Wilson
Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Fool
Michael Arden
Aide to Cornwall
Che Ayende
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Therese Barbato
Broadway debut
Ensemble
Sean Carvajal
Broadway debut
Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Justin Cunningham
Broadway debut
Duke of Burgundy
Ensemble
Stephanie Roth Haberle
Ensemble
Russell Harvard
Duke of Cornwall
Regan's husband
Dion Johnstone
Broadway debut
Duke of Albany
Goneril's husband
Ian Lassiter
King of France
Ensemble
Matthew Maher
Broadway debut
Oswald
Goneril's Steward
Daniel Marmion
Ensemble
John McGinty
Ensemble
Understudies: Che Ayende (Duke of Albany, Duke of Burgundy, Earl of Kent, Oswald), Therese Barbato (Cordelia, Fool, Goneril, Regan), Stephanie Roth Haberle (Earl of Gloucester), Ian Lassiter (Edgar, Edmund), Daniel Marmion (Aide to Cornwall, King of France) and John McGinty (Duke of Cornwall)