Benefit Performances


Theatre for a New Audience Cordially Invites You
to a Special Benefit Performance Event on Broadway


by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sam Gold

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm
The Cort Theatre
138 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036

Glenda Jackson, Ruth Wilson, Sean Carvajal, Russell Harvard, Jayne Houdyshell, Dion Johnston, Elizabeth Marvel, Matthew Maher, 
Aisling O’Sullivan, Pedro Pascal, and John Douglas Thompson


Starring Glenda Jackson in the title role, this tragedy centers on the aging King Lear, who’s daughters begin to conspire against him as the entire kingdom is engulfed in a bloody game of political intrigue and deception. Featuring an original score by Phillip Glass, Sam Gold directs this adaptation of the classic tale of a declining monarch and the tragic consequences that befall his kingdom.


Please join us after the performance for an intimate reception with cast members Elizabeth Marvel (Goneril)
and John Douglas Thompson

The Captial Grille
120 W 51st Street, New York, NY 10020
(between 6th and 7th Avenue)


Limited Tickets
$1,250 each
(918 is tax-deductible)

Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

To purchase tickets or for more information, please contact Richard Brighi at
212-229-2819 x23 or by email at,  or click here to book your tickets online.

You may also download an order form and fax or mail with payment to:

Theatre for a New Audience
154 Christopher Street, Suite 3D
New York, NY 10014 
Fax: (212) 229-2911


Tickets must be paid for in full by time of reservation to secure seating. All proceeds support Theatre for a New Audience’s productions and programs and are tax-deductible to extent allowed by law.