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