June 2-27: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Set for Carl Cofield Helmed KING LEAR at The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park

Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields (Broadway: Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) stars in King Lear as part of The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest Park. The production marks the theater’s return to live outdoor performance, one of the first scheduled in the country. King Lear will be directed by Carl Cofield (Associate Artistic … Continue reading June 2-27: André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Set for Carl Cofield Helmed KING LEAR at The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park

André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Set for Carl Cofield Helmed KING LEAR at The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park, June 2-27

Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields (Broadway: Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty) will star in King Lear as part of The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest Park. The production marks the theater’s return to live outdoor performance, one of the first scheduled in the country. King Lear will be directed by Carl Cofield (Associate … Continue reading André De Shields, Brian Anthony Wilson, Allen Gilmore, J. Samuel Davis, Nicole King, Rayme Cornell, Jacqueline Thompson, Daniel José Molina, Leland Fowler and More Set for Carl Cofield Helmed KING LEAR at The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park, June 2-27

André De Shields. Photo by Lia Chang

Listen: André De Shields Talks HADESTOWN, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, KING LEAR, Yul Brynner and More on NPR’s ‘Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!’

Listen: André De Shields Talks HADESTOWN, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, KING LEAR, Yul Brynner and More on NPR’s ‘Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!’ https://wp.me/p8ilTC-9kQ Continue reading Listen: André De Shields Talks HADESTOWN, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, KING LEAR, Yul Brynner and More on NPR’s ‘Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!’

2019 Drama League Award Winners: HADESTOWN, THE FERRYMAN, THE WAVERLY GALLERY, KISS, ME KATE, Bryan Cranston, Kelli O’Hara, Taylor Mac and Alex Timbers

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