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Richard III

Synopsis
A video recording of Michael Kahn’s 2007 production of Richard III for the Shakespeare Theatre Company with Geraint Wyn Davies in the title role. Videotaped for WAPAVA by George Karseboom.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Mar 2007
Duration
190 (inc. interval).

Credits

Director
Michael Kahn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Martin Desjardins
Production Design
Lee Savage
Costume
Jennifer Moeller
Contributor
George Karseboom
Cast
Floyd KingKing Edward IV
Pamela Payton-WrightDuchess of York
Kent JenkinsRichard, the young Duke of York
Andrew LongGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Aubrey K. DeekerSir William Catesby
Bill HamlinBishop of Ely
Carl PalmerMurderer (1)
Carl PalmerLord Lovell
Claire LautierLady Anne
Dan CraneLord Grey
David J GrossEarl of Richmond
David MurgittroydGeorge Stanley
Donald CarrierLord Rivers
Edward GeroDuke of Buckingham
Floyd KingScrivener
Geraint Wyn DaviesRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Ian BedfordSir James Tyrrel
James DenvilSir Robert Brackenbury
James DenvilEarl of Oxford
James RicksMurderer (2)
Jeff AllinSir Richard Ratcliffe
Keith IrbySir Walter Herbert
Lawrence RedmondLord Mayor of London
Lawrence RedmondSir James Blunt
Margot DionneQueen Elizabeth
Maria KellyQueen Elizabeth
Matthew StuckyMarquis of Dorset
Matthew WilliamsEdward, Prince of Wales
Melora KordosJane Shore
Ralph CoshamStanley, Earl of Derby
Raphael Nash ThompsonHastings
Sean McCoyClarence’s son
Tana HickenQueen Margaret

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The production ran 16 January-18 March 2007 and formed part of the year-long Shakespeare in Washington celebrations.
Stills
The production was performed on a stage tilted sideways.
Reviews
Michael Kahn’s address to the cast at first rehearsal, and three video extracts of Literary Associate Akiva Fox addressing the cast, are available at www.shakespearetheatre.org (accessed 11/2007).

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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