If you have plans to visit NYC this spring, you should try to get your tickets now, because this will become the toughest ticket on Broadway.
Glenda Jackson is one of the finest actors in the world, having won two Academy Awards, yet from every review I’ve read, this performance is the one you will always remember.
At 82, she absolutely commands the stage in the “most powerful role in theater.“
And lest you believe that Shakespeare doesn’t speak to us today, that King Lear is about ancient times no longer relevant, take a few moments to read the New York Times Magazine review HERE (subscription may be required).
“He is the most contemporary dramatist in the world today because he really only ever asks us three questions: Who are we? What are we? Why are we? No one’s come up with sufficiently satisfying answers, and it’s digging that out, making that immediate and alive now that’s just so thrilling...”
King Lear opens in April. Hope you get to see it.