Richard III, Shakespeare

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Richard looks into the camera
Richard looks into the camera

As he falls on the battlefield, Richard records his final moments in "A Horse, A Horse, my kingdom for a horse!"

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Richard obsessed with image
Richard obsessed with image

Richard rehearses "Now is the winter of our discontent."

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Richard's body
Richard's body

At the end of the play, he is killed by a chain on the battlefield

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Richard looks into the camera
Richard looks into the camera

As he falls on the battlefield, Richard records his final moments in "A Horse, A Horse, my kingdom for a horse!"

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In this innovative and risky adaptation of Richard III, six actors play all the roles.  A seventh actor is Richard's alter ego, played by a camera person who follows him around, films all his escapades and murders so that he can replay them later.

 

Scenic Design  Nathan Blom

Lighting Design Mikael Jackson

Costume Design Heather Brown

Photography by David Leugs