Smith Street Stage presents a free, outdoor, modern-dress production of Shakespeare's celebrated play, the story of Richard III's ruthless rise and swift fall. More…
'Richard III' tells the story of a country in turmoil and a madman lusting for power. As the ruthless and charismatic Richard claws his way to the throne, a nation is forced to the breaking point in this chilling tale of a tyrant, his enablers, and those who attempt to resist.
See it if excellently presented & trimmed Richard3, great outdoors in Brooklyn, free, echoes of Drumpf & Obama & country in crisis are to your liking
Don't see it if can't abide Shakespeare, political lessons, city noise & screaming children, helicopters & garbage Trucks soundbombing metal folding chairs
See it if You like Shakespeare, you like cheap but really good theatre, you want to have dinner while watching a show, you like outdoor theatre
Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare, you don't like the outdoors
See it if A well-acted play that rose to the challenged of being performed on a park blacktop. The trims in the play were mostly well-chosen.
Don't see it if You need every word of a Shakespeare play performed or have a problem with female actors in parts such as Prince Edward and Richmond.
See it if You love great free Shakespeare! Smith Street Stage reliably produces wonderful productions, and Richard III was no exception.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy Shakespeare.