Richard III

Play - Revival

Plymouth Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 6, 1920
  • Closing Date: March 31, 1920
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 27

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

John Barrymore Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
Denis Auburn Lord Grey
E. J. Ballantine George, Duke of Clarence
Malcolm Barrett Sir James Blunt
Tracy Barrow First Murderer
Lois Bartlett Child of Clarence
Raymond J. Bloomer Richmond
Helen Chandler Richard
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Arthur Hopkins Staging
  Robert Edmond Jones Scenic Design
  Robert Edmond Jones Costume Design
  Arthur Hopkins Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1919 - 1920

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