Richard II 1982

Opened: March 10, 1982
Closing: April 04, 1982

Richard II - 1982 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

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The Joyce Theater Foundation Unveils Spring/Summer '24 Season Featuring New York and World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2023

The Joyce Theater Foundation has revealed the complete calendar of performances from renowned U.S. and international dance companies slated for The Joyce Theater’s Spring/Summer ‘24 season.

Florida Studio Theatre to Kick Off 50th Anniversary Winter Mainstage Series With LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2023

Florida Studio Theatre will kick off its 50th Winter Mainstage Series with Little Shop of Horrors, a hit Broadway sci-fi musical that has entertained audiences for 40 years. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Theatre By The Sea Reveals 2024 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Theatre By The Sea has announced the 2024 Summer Schedule for Theatre By The Sea, which will include four sensational musicals. Learn more about the lineup here!

FANGIRLS, MINORITY REPORT, and More Set For Lyric Hammersmith's Spring/Summer 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2023

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced its Spring/Summer 2024 Season, opening April 2024 with Minority Report. Learn more about the full season and how to get tickets here!

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

SHAKESPEARE'S LADIES AT TEA and SHAKESPEARE'S DEATHS Will Be Performed at the 2023 Little Shakespeare Festival at UNDER St. Marks
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2023

First Flight Theatre Company will present Shakespeare’s Ladies at Tea or I Thought You’d Never Asp written by Kathleen Kirk and Shakespeare’s Deaths written by the Free Shakespeare Theatre Company of Chicago, both directed by Frank Farrell.

What's the Longest and Shortest Broadway Musical?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jul 2, 2023

This month, the reader question was: What’s the longest and shortest Broadway musical? Find out!

Maggie Siff, Pico Alexander & More to Star in ORPHEUS DESCENDING at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience will present Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending, July 9–August 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Free Citywide Celebration MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO Returns June 21st For 12th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2023

Classical Music Chicago spreads the beauty of music in multiple series, including the one-day fete of the musician within us all. Begun in summer 2011, Make Music Chicago is a citywide DIY music festival that invites and draws together people throughout the community in a celebration of music making, no holds barred. Age, ability, professional or amateur, preferred musical style or genre are not of import - all that matters is a love for music and musicmaking.

Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE to Return to The Joyce This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2023

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater June 8-11 following an acclaimed production last year.

Interview: Norm Lewis Is MOONLIGHTING When Not Headlining A SOLDIER'S PLAY
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2023

Norm Lewis heads the national touring cast of A Soldier’s Play directed by Kenny Leon and opening at the Ahmanson June 25, 2023. Los Angeles theatre aficionados will get a triple dose of Norm as he brings his cabaret show Moonlighting to the Catalina Bar & Grill on June 12th, one of his nights off as Captain Richard Davenport from A Soldier’s Play and performs the National Anthem at Dodgers Stadium as the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on the Washington Nationals May 31st.

Video: Who Will Win the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board will present the 2023 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Sanaz Toossi's ENGLISH Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

ANNIE to Play the Ohio Theatre in Columbus in May
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Leapin' Lizards!  PNC Broadway in Columbus and CAPA have announced that an all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award-winning musical ANNIE will play at the Ohio Theatre from May 12-14.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

From THE LION KING to LIFE OF PI: A Recent History of Puppets on Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2023

From the hand puppet in Hand to God, to life-like horse in War Horse, BroadwayWorld has your roundup of a recent history of puppets on stage!

World Premiere of FOR THE PEOPLE & More Set for Guthrie Theater 2023-2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2023

The Guthrie Theater has announced a robust 10-production lineup of cherished classics and insightful new work for its 2023–2024 Season. See the lineup, and how to purchase tickets!

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

Who Has Worn the Most Hats on Broadway? Part 1
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Oct 16, 2022

Today's question is: Who has worn the most hats on Broadway- director, producer, writer, actor, etc.? Here are a few folks that could hold a record for the 'number of hats' they've worn on Broadway shows. Part one includes those who have worn four or five hats on Broadway shows and part two will include those who have held even more positions than that!

Composer David Leisner To Release A Portrait Album Of Vocal Chamber Music, On Azica Records
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2022

On Friday, November 18, 2022, composer and guitarist David Leisner releases his new album, Letter to the World, on Azica Records. Featuring four song cycles - Confiding, Das Wunderbare Wesen, Simple Songs, and Of Darkness and Light - Letter to the World includes four vocal compositions from different stages of Leisner's career: two from the 1980's, one from 2002, and one from 2011.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to Open at North Shore Music Theatre in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre will present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the deviously delicious sci-fi musical that has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is open for business on stage from Tuesday, September 20 thru Sunday, October 2, 2022.

BWW Review: NOISES OFF, Pitlochry Festival Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Jun 5, 2022

Forty years on from its debut at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London in 1982, Michael Fryan’s farce-within-a-farce, Noises Off, returns to Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of their 2022 summer season. The comedy was last performed in Pitlochry in 2010 and this marks the first professional version of the show in the UK post-lockdown.

Ballet Tech's Kids Dance to Return to the Joyce for First New York Season Since 2019
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) with a program devised by the organization’s new artistic director, Dionne D. Figgins. The production celebrates founder Eliot Feld, featuring some of his early Kids Dance pieces as part of Ballet Tech’s expanding repertory.


Richard II has had 13 productions including Broadway which opened in 1937, Broadway which opened in 1937, Broadway which opened in 1940, Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1956, Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Off-Broadway which opened in 1987, Off-Broadway which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, West End which opened in 2011 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2021.