After a successful run at the B.A.M. in Brooklyn,
opens tonight at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon (UK). King Lear
Seven new production photos from Brooklyn have been made by Isaac James, two featuring Oliver Johnstone as Poor Tom.
I’ve collected some reviews Oliver got in Brooklyn in this page:
Oliver is a force of nature of an actor, as he began the rehearsals for Imperium in London two days ago and today is certainly back to Stratford to reprise his role in King Lear!
Break a leg to the cast & creatives for tonight!
rehearsals in London begin today, announced by the Imperium RSC Press Office and Rada London on Twitter.
An official website plus a Twitter account have been launched to promote the transfer at the Gielgud Theatre:
The full cast has not been announced, yet, but Oliver Johnstone should reprise his roles as Rufus and Octavian.
Part I: , 14 June – 8 September 2018 Conspirator
Part II: , 21 June – 8 September 2018 Dictator
Wishing the new cast of the RSC’s
a great first night at the King Lear @BAM_Brooklyn (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York tonight!
‘Break a lot of legs’ in your American adventure!
, Apr 7—Apr 29, 2018! King Lear‘s US Premiere
Oliver Johnstone reprises his role as Edgar/ poor Tom!
The production will transfer to the UK after. To buy tickets for both Brooklyn and Stratford-Upon-Avon,
Feature Trailer on the RSC’s YouTube channel
have announced that today is the first day of rehearsals. King Lear
The play goes to New York Brooklyn 7 – 29 April 2018, before to go to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon (UK) 23 May – 9 June 2018.
I’m curious to see what they will change in the production.
Ikin Yum © RSC
The news has arrived:
finally gets its London transfer and will run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 14th of June to the 8th of September 2018! Imperium
Oliver is confirmed to be in the cast, according to
What’s On Stage:
The West End production’s cast will be led by Richard McCabe (The Audience) who will play the lead role of Cicero, joined by Joseph Kloska as his servant Tiro, who narrates the show. Also performing will be Nicholas Boulton, Guy Burgess, Daniel Burke, Jade Croot, Peter De Jersey, Joe Dixon, John Dougall, Michael Grady-Hall, ” Oliver Johnstone, Paul Kemp, Patrick Knowles, Hywel Morgan, David Nicolle, Siobhan Redmond, Patrick Romer, Christopher Saul, Eloise Secker and Simon Thorp. Further casting is still to be confirmed. Further casting for the production is to be announced.
I’m so happy this will happen! I’m ready to book for it!
Today there are the last performances for the two parts RSC’s play
Plus it happens to be
my 4th Twitter anniversary running this fan site, so I celebrate this way:
I wonder if the play is going to have a life after Stratford.
Hard to say, because soon a new run of
will happen in New York and again in Stratford, so who knows if and when the cast will have time to do it again on stage? King Lear
Goodbye Imperium and good luck!
Feature Trailer |
| Royal Shakespeare Company Imperium: The Cicero Plays