by William Shakespeare
directed by Kristina McCloskey
Staged Reading | Two Nights Only
FREE | Donations gratefully accepted
April 23 and 30, 2018, at 7:00 PM
The Galway Arms Irish Bar & Restaurant, 2442 N Clark Street
Presented as a co-production with Unbound Theatre Company
This staged reading of RICHARD III, one of Shakespeare’s most popular history plays, will employ a diverse, adaptive cast to tell the story of the political scheming, ascent to the throne, and short reign of the 15th Century English monarch.
Cast and Crew
Starring Midsommer Flight Ensemble Member Elizabeth Rentfro as Richard, with
Emily Demko (Lady Anne/Catesby), Meredith Ernst (Clarence/ Duke of York), Amanda Forman (Rivers/Bishop of Ely/Tyrell), LaKecia Harris (Richmond/King Edward/Prince Edward), Renee Klopfenstein (Duchess of York/Mayor), Gaby Labotka (Dorset/Norfolk), Maggie Miller (Buckingham), Priya Mohanty (Stanley, Earl of Derby), Morayo Orija (Hastings), Jennifer Midori Vance (Queen Elizabeth/Captain Blunt), Robin Waisanen (Ratcliffe/Brakenbury), and Maureen Yasko (Queen Margaret).
Production Staff: Kate Lass (Assistant Director), Kristin Hammargren (Text Coach), and Dylan S. Roberts (Project Producer)
This project is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council Agency.