Posted on August 23, 2018
Let me brag at you for a minute: the production of The Jewish King Lear that I starred in earlier this year at the Metropolitan Playhouse is now nominated for two New York Innovative Theatre awards: Outstanding Revival and Outstanding Costumes!
I’m so proud to have been part of this show, bringing a classic of the 19th century Yiddish theater to a whole new audience in the 21st, where many of its themes still resonate so strongly.
Posted on May 21, 2018
Only one week left to catch me in “the superb new Metropolitan Playhouse production of Jacob Gordin’s The Jewish King Lear,” according to Tablet.
It’s a Yiddish theater classic from 1892, in a new English translation for the 21st century. We’ve been getting great audience feedback and lovely reviews:
“The outstanding cast has no weak links. Special praise for Olivia Killingsworth as Taybele, who exudes all the chaste sincerity of a pure soul…” – Eyes on World Cultures
“…standout work by Olivia Killingsworth as Taybele, who matures into a formidable woman…” – Lighting and Sound America
Hurry, we close this Sunday, May 27; info and tickets here!