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The Tragedy of King Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Matthew Arbour
May 21 — Jun 15, 2008
Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park

After a long civil war, England enjoys a period of peace and prosperity under the rule of King Edward IV and the victorious Yorks. The king’s younger brother Richard, Duke of Gloucester, resents Edward IV’s power and the reveling of those around him. Malicious, power hungry and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard plots to seize the throne.

Cast and Creative

Curran Bajwa (Lord Grey), Andrew Borba* (Richard III), Lise Bruneau* (Queen Elizabeth), Jim Butz* (Murderer One/Scrivener/Henry), Jason Cannon* (Sir Richard Ratcliffe), Gilbert Cruz* (King Edward IV/Lord Mayor/Sir Walter Herbert), Cameron Davis (Edward), John Flack* (Lord Stanley), Cesar Garcia (Lord Lovell), Gary Glasgow* (Lord Hastings), Cale Haupert (Ensemble), Kevin Kelly* (Sir William Catesby), Nancy Lewis (Duchess of York), Raphe Makarewicz (Richard, Duke of York), Khnemu Menu Ra (Marquess of Dorset), Andrew Michael Neiman (Murderer Two/Sir James Tyrrel/Sir James Blunt), Rich Pisarkiewicz* (Rivers), Whit Reichert* (Sir Robert Brakenbury/Cardinal/Duke of Norfolk), Kelly Riley (Ensemble), Claudia Robinson* (Queen Margaret), Jerry Vogel* (Duke of Clarence/Bishop Ely), Magan Wiles* (Lady Anne), Gregory Wooddell* (Duke of Buckingham)

Set Design by James Wolk
Costume Design by Tracy Christensen
Sound Design by Ann Slayton
Lighting Design by John Wylie
Music and Sound Effects Composed by Robin Weatherall
Fight & Movement by Paul Dennhardt
Text Coaching by Bruce Longworth
Stage Management by Champe Leary*
Assistant Stage Management by Mary Jane Probst*

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association