Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare |  Directed by Robert Walsh**

February 7 – March 11, 2018  | Swedenborg Chapel | 50 Quincy Street | Harvard Square | Cambridge

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The Tragedy of Richard III is the story of a scoundrel’s Machiavellian overthrow of government, filled with deceit, lies, treachery and murder. Richard III is Shakespeare’s most charismatic villain, delighting in every moment of his ruthless homicidal path to absolute power. This masterpiece will dare our audience to like and question why we find Richard III so attractive.

Cast includes:

  • Steven Barkhimer*  (Richard III)
  • Jennie Israel* (Margaret, Brackenbury, King Edward, Ratcliff, young Edward Prince of Wales)
  • Deaon Griffin-Pressley*  (Hastings, Richmond, Tyrell) 
  • Paula Plum* (Queen Elizabeth, murderer 1, Lord Cardinal, young Duke of York, Norfolk)
  • Mara Sidmore*  (Anne, Catesby, Grey, Duchess of York)
  • Michael Forden Walker* ( Buckingham, Clarence, Stanley)

 Designers include:

  • Lighting Designer – Deb Sullivan***
  • Costume Designer – Miranda Kau Giurleo
  • Movement Director – Lindsay Colleli
  • Props Master – Abby Shenker
  • Stage Manager – Marsha Smith*
  • Production Manager – Deb Sullivan*

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
**Member of the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers, Inc., an independent national labor union
***Member of United Scenic Artists Local 82