Video Sneak Peek: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago just released a video sneak peek of their 2021 Sarah Siddons Society Actor of the Year Award Benefit honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields. Sarah Siddons Society’s Board President Martin Balogh presented André with the 2021 Sarah Siddons Society Actor of the Year Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Theatre at The Edge Theater on October … Continue reading Video Sneak Peek: Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago Benefit Awards Show Honoring Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Honored as ‘Actor of the Year’ by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28

On October 25, my latest adventure with André De Shields was a whirlwind 24 hour trip to Chicago on his day off from Hadestown. Our flight was delayed by 2 1/2 hours due to bad weather in Chicago and we finally checked into the very posh Peninsula Hotel Chicago at 4:45pm. Cream and navy colored décor, plush carpet, and a wall-sized floral print surround beds with … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winning HADESTOWN Star André De Shields Honored as ‘Actor of the Year’ by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago; Ceremony Will Be Live-streamed on Nov. 28

Jul. 28-Aug. 1: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Starring André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Available On Demand

For the first time in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival history, the Company is bringing Shakespeare in the Park to audiences beyond the Glen. For a limited time, the 2021 Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear starring Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) and helmed by Carl Cofield, will be available online. The … Continue reading Jul. 28-Aug. 1: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Starring André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Available On Demand

On the Town with KING LEAR Star André De Shields, Dining at Louie on DeMun

Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields is currently reigning supreme in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of King Lear in Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park through June 27, 2021.  King Lear opened last Friday and St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones presented a proclamation naming June 4, 2021 as King Lear/André De Shields Day. Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare … Continue reading On the Town with KING LEAR Star André De Shields, Dining at Louie on DeMun

First Look: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR

All production photos by Phillip Hamer Photography The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, directed by Carl Cofield, opened in Forest Park on June 4 in St. Louis, MO. In the title role is Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty).  King Lear is the first major live theatrical event in … Continue reading First Look: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More in St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR

Jun. 17: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival 21st Season Picnic Gala to Feature A Conversation with KING LEAR Star André De Shields Prior to Performance

The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its return to the stage with a luxury picnic under the stars, raising funds in support of their 21st Season of free Shakespeare on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The evening begins with A Conversation with King Lear star and Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winner André De Shields at 6:00 p.m., who will discuss Lear, Broadway and more in Emerson Grand Basin. Enjoy … Continue reading Jun. 17: St. Louis Shakespeare Festival 21st Season Picnic Gala to Feature A Conversation with KING LEAR Star André De Shields Prior to Performance

Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day

Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9KH Continue reading Photos: Opening Night with St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s KING LEAR Star André De Shields; St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Presents Proclamation Naming June 4, 2021 – KING LEAR/ André De Shields Day