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Farinelli and the King

See Mark Rylance in the Shakespeare Globe production!
Belasco Theatre
from $34


Oscar and three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance returns to the stage in Farinelli and The King, inspired by the incredible true story of Philippe V (Rylance), a Spanish monarch on the brink of madness who finds unexpected solace in the voice of world-renowned castrato, Farinelli. Soon enough, Farinelli and the King build a powerful connection, and the highly renowned singer must make a difficult decision: return to singing for adoring fans or perform forever for an audience of one. See how the tale of Farinelli and The King unfolds when Rylance reprises his role on Broadway, fresh from sold-out runs at Shakespeare’s Globe and on London’s West End, when you get your tickets at unbeatable prices from Written by Claire van Kampen and directed by John Dove, this captivating production undoubtedly “celebrates the restorative power of music and how it can transform us” (The Telegraph).

Why Go?

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Enchanting new play fresh from Shakespeare’s Globe

Farinelli and The King brings Mark Rylance back to the Broadway stage in a critically-acclaimed Shakespeare’s Globe sold-out production. Just like plays before it, including Twelfth Night and Richard III, this contemporary work is presented in the signature style of Shakespeare’s Globe – a charming theatergoing experience, backed by intimate seating with several rows onstage, candlelight and traditional baroque instruments that are performed live in a gallery above the stage.

Additional Information

Show Schedule:
Starting December 5th, 2017 through March 25th, 2018

Age Restrictions:
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.


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New York, NY 10036