Joseph Marcell will take on the title role in Bill Buckhurst's production of Shakespeare's King Lear, running from September 30-October 12 at the NYU Skirball Center.
Joseph Marcell will take on the title role in Bill Buckhurst's production of Shakespeare's King Lear, running from September 30-October 12 at the NYU Skirball Center.
(photo courtesy of Shakespeare's Globe)

The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts has announced the selections in its 2014-2015 season.

The season will open with the previously reported Shakespeare's Globe production of King Lear, starring Joseph Marcell and directed by Bill Buckhurst. The show runs September 29-October 12.

Next up is the New York premiere of Timber!, a show from the Quebec-based circus troupe Cirque Alfonse, running from October 13-19. Then the Joshua Light Show Festival returns to the Skirball from October 23-25. November will see the New York return of Mummenshanz's The Musicians of Silence from November 20-30, as well as the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production of Ruddigore. Additional NYGASP productions of H.M.S. Pinafore and The Gondaliers will be seen throughout the season.

The Visions + Voices Global Performance Series returns in February 2015, with a focus on Germany. The theatrical troupe Gob Squad will present Western Society from February 18-22. Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure 2015 will open the year, running from January 8-10.

Additional productions will be announced in the coming months.