Could Glenda Jackson's King Lear be West End and Broadway Bound?

Glenda Jackson King Lear

Following the official opening of The Old Vic's new production of King Lear starring double Academy Award-winner Glenda Jackson, The Daily Mail have reported that the production is looking for a West End and Broadway home. Glenda Jackson returns to the stage in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy to play King Lear alongside a cast that also includes Jane Horrocks, Rhys Ifans, Simon Manyonda and Harry Melling in a production directed by Deborah Warner.

King Lear opened at the Old Vic on 4 November following previews from 25 October 2016 and is currently booking to 3 December 2016. The West End and Broadway transfer is reportedly scheduled to take place in 2017 - stay tuned for further details as they're announced.

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