Richard III

Play - Revival

Booth Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 8, 1949
  • Closing Date: February 26, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 23

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.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Whorf Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
Philip Bourneuf Henry Stafford
Grace Coppin Lady Margaret Plantagenet
Frances Reid Lady Anne
Polly Rowles Elizabeth
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Richard Barr Director
  Richard Whorf Scenic Design
  Richard Whorf Costume Design
  Irving Cooper Business Manager
  Richard Maney Press Representative
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