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DruidShakespeare: Richard III

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Members say: Great acting, Great staging, Absorbing, Masterful, Riveting

About the show

Part of the White Light Festival, Lincoln Center presents Ireland's Druid Theater Company's darkly comic take on Shakespeare's history. More…

"Conscience is but a word that cowards use, devised at first to keep the strong in awe.” Shakespeare’s Richard III is a chilling story of power and ambition. His ruthless monarch resonates through the ages in DruidShakespeare: Richard III, a darkly comic production from Ireland’s Druid theater company and Tony Award–winning director Garry Hynes.

November 10th, 2019
"All the World’s a Grave in the Druid ‘Richard III’: Garry Hynes’s visually hypnotic interpretation of the tale of the crookback who would be king sees medieval England as a cold slaughterhouse."
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November 14th, 2019
"'DRUIDSHAKESPEARE: RICHARD III' Beguiles and Seduces at Lincoln Center's White Light Festival"
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November 13th, 2019
"In Monaghan's interpretation, [Richard] is a startlingly original villain, an expert seducer whose first conquest is the audience…Garry Hynes' staging has a fine appreciation of the unhealed wounds lying underneath England's seemingly placid exterior."
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November 14th, 2019
4/5 stars "One question this excellent production could be asking is whether the preternaturally evil Richard loses his kingdom not because he lacks a horse but because he's lost his sense of humor."
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