Richard III

Play - Revival

Belasco Theatre

  • First Preview: October 19, 2013
  • Opening Date: November 10, 2013
  • Closing Date: February 16, 2014
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 31

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Richard, Duke of York, plots murders, marriages, and other intrigues in order to secure his own place on the throne. This tale of ruthless ambition is part of Shakespeare's cycle of plays about the Wars of the Roses.


This production performed in repertory with Twelfth Night.


Opening Night Cast

Mark Rylance in Richard III Mark Rylance Richard III
Samuel Barnett in Richard III Samuel Barnett Queen Elizabeth
Liam Brennan in Richard III Liam Brennan Clarence/Lord Mayor
Paul Chahidi in Richard III Paul Chahidi Hastings/Tyrrell
John Paul Connolly in Richard III John Paul Connolly 1st Murderer/Cardinal/Ratcliff /Halberdier
Peter Hamilton Dyer in Richard III Peter Hamilton Dyer Brakenbury/Catesby
Kurt Egyiawan in Richard III Kurt Egyiawan Richmond/Duchess of York
Matt Harrington in Richard III Matt Harrington Dorset/Bishop of Ely/Guard
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Tim Carroll Director
Jenny Tiramani Jenny Tiramani Designer
  Stan Pressner Lighting Design
  Claire van Kampen Music
  Si├ón Williams Choreographer
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Special Citation   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Actor in a Play Mark Rylance Nominee
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