Category: Recent Theatre for a New Audience News

 

Video: In conversation with Ian McKellen and Michael Pennington

Ian McKellen and Michael Pennington sit down with Theatre for a New Audience Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz for a conversation about their careers in Shakespeare and playing King Lear. Click here or view the video of their discussion below.

 

KING LEAR is a NEW YORK TIMES Critics’ Pick

The New York Times has chosen King Lear as a “Critics’ Pick” and calls the production “thoughtful and affecting.” Click here to read the full review by Ben Brantley.

 

DAILY NEWS praises KING LEAR

Daily News calls Theatre for a New Audience’s production of King Lear “spare…powerful…potent.” Click here to read the full review of the show.

 

NEW JERSEY NEWSROOM says Michael Pennington as Lear is “wonderfully subtle”

New Jersey Newsroom reviews King Lear and calls the production “a stark, supple staging with a good company headed by Michael Pennington, who is wonderfully subtle.” Click here to read more.

 

Praise for KING LEAR from CURTAIN UP

Curtain Up gives a rave review of Theatre for a New Audience’s production of King Lear. Click here to read the full article.

 

Watch the Trailer for Our Production of KING LEAR

Get a sneak peek at the production with this video trailer. Watch below.

 

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Interviews Michael Pennington on KING LEAR

The Wall Street Journal talks to Michael Pennington, currently playing the title role in King Lear at Theatre for a New Audience, on the trajectory of his career and how he’s approaching this role. Click here to read the full interview.

 

Director Arin Arbus discusses KING LEAR with FLAVORPILL

Flavorpill interviewed King Lear director Arin Arbus on her vision for the production and her career with TFANA and other companies around the country. Click here to read the full discussion.

 

View Michael Pennington in an extended video interview on KING LEAR

Michael Pennington, currently playing the title role in our production of King Lear, discusses his take on the role and working with director Arin Arbus in this extended video interview. Watch below: Michael Pennington – Extended Interview:

 

See the cast of KING LEAR in rehearsal

View photos of the cast of King Lear, directed by Arin Arbus and featuring Michael Pennington in a company of 22 actors, as they rehearse in the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage. Click below to view the slideshow.