Michael Pennington

King Lear

Daniel Sullivan's production of Shakespeare's classic combines holy ritual with Iron Age fashion.

The Year of Lear: How a 400-Year-Old Tragedy Became New York's Most Produced Play

Shakespeare's greatest drama, King Lear, takes some of the most prestigious stages in New York, with more than five productions scheduled for 2014.

King Lear

Theatre for a New Audience offers a solid entry in 2014's battle of the Lears.

Tony Winner Julie Taymor Joins Drama Desk Annual Spring Luncheon Panel

Panelists including actors Michael Pennington and Scott Shepherd will discuss the Shakespearean trend of our current theater season.