Ma-Yi, in association with The Public Theater, presents a new comic take on 'Richard III,' which reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent.
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Richard is in his junior year at Roseland High. Picked on because of his cerebral palsy (as well as his sometimes creepy Shakespearean way of speaking), he is determined to have his revenge and make his name by becoming president of the senior class. But as he manipulates and crushes the obstacles to his electoral success, Richard finds himself faced with a decision he never expected would be his to make: is it better to be loved or feared?
Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel ('Present Laughter,' 'Hand to God') directs.