Richard III

Play - Revival

Forrest Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 24, 1943
  • Closing Date: April 3, 1943
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 11

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

George Coulouris Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
Michael Artist Richard, Duke of York
Philip Bourneuf Henry Stafford
Stuart Casey Lord Stanley
Norma Chambers Elizabeth
Ralph Clanton Sir William Catesby
Mildred Dunnock Lady Margaret Plantagenet
Randolph Echols First Citizen
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  George Coulouris Director
  Motley Scenic Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  Theater Productions Producer
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