PHOTO CALL: Frank Langella Stars as King Lear at Brooklyn Academy of Music
By Krissie Fullerton
08 Jan 2014
The Chichester Festival Theatre production of King Lear, starring three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella in the title role, begins performances Jan. 7 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
King Lear premiered in October 2013 at Chichester's Minerva Theatre. The New York engagement at BAM runs through Feb. 9 in the Harvey Theater. It officially opens Jan. 15.
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