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Richard III

Synopsis
A video recording of The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2003 production of Richard III directed by Gale Edwards with Wallace Acton as Richard. Videotaped for WAPAVA by James J. Taylor.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
17 May 2003

Credits

Director
Gale Edwards
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Martin Desjardins
Production Design
Peter England (2)
Costume
Murell Horton
Contributor
James J. Taylor
Cast
Edward GeroKing Edward IV
Tana HickenDuchess of York
Patrick CollinsPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Kurt RhoadsGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Allan CareLord Grey
Amanda WhitingPrincess Elizabeth
Andre MarreroSir William Catesby
Caroline BootleLady Anne
Chelsea TaylorClarence’s daughter
Christopher McHaleGhost of Prince Edward
Christopher McHaleSir James Tyrrel
Dan ManningLord Mayor of London
Daniel FrithDuke of Norfolk
Daniel TravisEarl of Richmond
David SabinHastings
Diana LaMarQueen Elizabeth
Elliot C. VillarTressel
Emery BattisGhost of King Henry VI
Emery BattisCardinal
Floyd KingMurderer (2)
James DenvilScrivener
Jennifer HarmonQueen Margaret
Jessie T. UsherClarence’s son
Joe TapperGeorge Stanley (Citizen)
Joe VincentStanley, Earl of Derby
John Douglas ThompsonSir Richard Ratcliffe
John Livingstone RolleSir Robert Brackenbury
Josh BarrettMarquis of Dorset
Kip PiersonLord Lovell
Matthew PrendergastBerkeley
Matthew PrendergastSir Walter Herbert
Michael KramerLord Rivers
Simon BilligDuke of Buckingham
Wallace ActonRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard

Additional Details

Theatre
Lansburgh, Washington, DC
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The production was set in a hospital ward.
History
The production ran 25 March-18 May 2003
Reviews
Weber, Bruce. New York Times 15 May 2003, pp. B1, B5.

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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