In Richard III, Shakespeare creates a self-proclaimed villain battling to obtain and retain the crown. A ruthless Machiavellian, Richard seduces and slaughters his enemies and relatives, becoming so tainted with blood that “sin will pluck on sin.” Michael Kahn directs this gripping tragedy, one of Shakespeare’s earliest and most enduring successes.

This production was part of Shakespeare in Washington, a feast of theatre, music, dance, art and film presented by more than 40 organizations.

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Richard III

Jan 16 - Mar 18

Lansburgh Theatreby William Shakespeare

directed by Michael Kahn
Graciously underwritten by the
HRH Foundation.
Additional support provided by
The Margaret Abell Powell Fund.

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