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King Lear

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King Lear

Once every decade or so, a great actor comes to Broadway and gives a performance that reminds us why we go to the theater. Last year, that actor was Glenda Jackson in Three Tall Women. This season, “the best actress alive” (The Guardian) is back on Broadway, and she’s climbing the tallest mountain any actor can climb. Glenda Jackson is King Lear.

The Tony® and two-time Academy Award® winner plays Lear for 19 weeks only in an all new production directed by Tony winner Sam Gold (A Doll’s House Part 2, Fun Home), leading a cast that includes Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans), Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), Aisling O’Sullivan (Raw), Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones), John Douglas Thompson (Jitney), and Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson (The Affair). King Lear will feature an original score by the legendary composer Philip G

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138 West 48th Street

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3 hours and 30 minutes, including one interval

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with your booking reference.  Please print this confirmation and bring it with you to the box office along with some identification, on the day of your performance.  We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30-40 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats.

Suitable For Children

Recommended for 12+ Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre

Where Do I Go

Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street New York, NY 10036

Cort Theatre

138 West 48th Street

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