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Richard II - 2006 - Off-Broadway


East 13th Street/CSC Theatre

(New York, NY)
136 East 13th Street
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Full casting is announced today, Monday 6 September, for the musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ will be Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’, Liza Sadovy as ‘Fraulein Schneider’, Elliot Levey as ‘Herr Schultz’, Stewart Clarke as ‘Ernst Ludwig’ and Anna-Jane Casey as ‘Fraulein Kost’.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021
The Instant Shakespeare Company will present readings on Zoom from Edward II to Richard III by William Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Thirteen Plays covering English History from 1311 through 1485 from Saturday October 9 through November 6. These will be presented on Zoom and livestreamed to the Instant Shakespeare Company on YouTube.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Casting is today announced for the world première of Robin Hooper's new drama 'Broken Lad', a comic and moving examination of masculinity in distress, directed by Richard Speir. It is Arcola Theatre's second production at their new venue, Arcola Outside.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021
Straight Line Crazy reunites Fiennes, Hare and Hytner who previously collaborated on Beat the Devil at The Bridge in Autumn 2020.  Further casting will be announced at a later date as well as further members of the production team.  Priority booking for Straight Line Crazy opens today at 10am, with public booking opening at 10am on 12 October 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021
The Stratford Festival is overcome with grief at the death of Martha Henry, just 12 days after her final tour-de-force performance in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women. The grief of her colleagues is matched only by their gratitude for her unparalleled contributions to Canadian theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021
The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced today performance dates and casting for its 2021 Summer Season, its final at Boscobel House and Gardens. The season will begin on June 24, 2021 with The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames, which will conclude on July 30.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Mia Katigbak, co-founder and actor-manager of NAATCO, today announced that NAATCO will present remote live performances of the US Premiere of a new play by Caryl Churchill, What If If Only, realized by Les Waters and Jared Mezzocchi. The performances will stream Monday June 7th through Saturday June 12th nightly at 7:00 pm EST.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
New dates have been added to Original Theatre Company's first live stage production since March 2020.  The UK Tour of Ben Brown's new political drama, A SPLINTER OF ICE, will open on 8 June in Malvern and will tour until 31 July, with extra dates in York and Cambridge.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
Karen Ascoe will be joining the previously announced Oliver Ford Davies (Graham Greene) and Stephen Boxer (Kim Philby) as Rufa Philby. 
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021
The Finborough Theatre presents the world premiere rehearsed reading of Jacob Marx Rice's A Brief List of Everyone Who Died, available on the Finborough Theatre YouTube channel from Monday, 24 May at 6.00pm to Sunday, 20 June 2021 at midnight as part of #FinboroughForFree, and showing concurrently with subtitles on Scenesaver.
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021
This summer, give yourself a break and journey to the lakes region of Central Maine to celebrate the re-emergence of live theater in Maine. Join  Theater at Monmouth for its (R)evolutionary Redux Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021
The Public Theater and WNYC Studios will debut the bilingual audio adaptation of Romeo y Julieta on Thursday, March 18. Featuring Lupita Nyong’o and Juan Castano as the star-crossed lovers, this world premiere production has been adapted by Saheem Ali and Ricardo Pérez González, based on the Spanish translation by Alfredo Michel Modenessi.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2021
On Monday March 8th, Shakespeare@ Home will present Episode Three of the ALL FREE radio play adaptation of Julius Caesar, starring Patrick Page in the title role. Episodes One and Two are available and can be listened to and downloaded indefinitely at NO COST.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021
The UK Tour of Ben Brown's new political drama, A SPLINTER OF ICE, will open on 8 June in Malvern and will tour until 31 July. 
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2021
Even if Americans weren't recently subjected to the horror of violent deaths and the attempted murder of elected officials inside the U.S. Capitol Building, the issue of representatives desiring the right to carry firearms in congress would be enough to bring new relevance to William Shakespeare's drama of insurrection and its consequences, JULIUS CAESAR.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 16, 2021
Hope is on the horizon in the New York theatre, as the Public Theater has just announced that Shakespeare in the Park, which plays outdoors at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre will return this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021
Actors Jamie Ballard (Harry Potter), James Howard (Draco Malfoy) and Thomas Aldridge (Ron Weasley) from the West End Production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child talk about their experience in the all free Shakepeare@ Home radio plays in a new video.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
Play On Shakespeare today announced their spring 2021 season. Play On Shakespeare’s mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare’s plays in performance for theatre professionals, students, teachers, and audiences by engaging with contemporary translations and adaptations.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021
On March 15th, Shakespeare@ Home will present the fourth and final episode of the free radio play adaptation of Julius Caesar at 7PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
It’s a month filled with music and masterful performances as BroadwayHD today announced their upcoming slate of titles joining the platform.  Starting July 1, celebrate Independence Day early with the patriotic classic and musical tour de force, Yankee Doodle Dandy, starring Academy Award Winner James Cagney.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
The African-American Shakespeare company is elated to announce what Artistic Director L Peter Callender is a calling a season of “splendor and renewal” featuring 4 productions, live-and-in-person: The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged); Cinderella; The Glass Menagerie; and Richard II. There will also be a special streaming-only edition of Twelfth Night. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Mia Katigbak, co-founder and actor-manager of NAATCO, today announced that NAATCO will extend on demand performances of the US Premiere of a new play by Caryl Churchill, What If If Only, realized by Les Waters and Jared Mezzocchi. The performances will be available through Sunday June 20th only.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021
After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2021
After a year of virtual productions, Shakespeare by the Sea has announced its return to live performances at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro. Following all LA County Health Department safety protocols, SBTS is presenting the two shows originally slated for summer 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021
The world stage premiere of The Magician's Elephant will run in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from Thursday 14 October 2021 to Saturday 1 January 2022 with press night on Tuesday 26 October 2021. Learn more about the production here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2021
Join a smorgasbord of fun and knowledge unmasking Shakespeare's history plays with seven Zoom lectures by Dr. William Heller paired with interactive live virtual readings for Bard enthusiasts of all experience levels.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021
Tickets go on priority sale at 8.00am on 19 July 2021 for both ATG TheatreCard Members and Underbelly Full Fat Members and at 12.00noon for those who have signed up for priority booking. Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more! Shakespeare by the Sea's stunning 24th season continues with Shakespeare's bold and patriotic Richard III  opening July 16. Audience members can attend SBTS just as they used to pre-pandemic - no reservations, no ticketing, no fencing, no proof of vaccination - just show up
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021
On Monday March 1st Shakespeare@ Home will present Episode Two of the ALL FREE radio play adaptation of Julius Caesar, starring Patrick Page in the title role. Both episodes One and Two can be listened to and downloaded indefinitely at NO COST and are approximately 30 minutes long.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 20, 2021
Watch as Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Patrick Page, who will is currently appearing in Shakespeare Theatre Company's All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain (streaming now).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
Each year, Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates an individual who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the state of the art of Chicago music theatre with the prestigious Guy Adkins Award. This year, Felicia P. Fields is the recipient.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 19, 2021
Actors from Broadway and London's West End teamed up for the Shakespeare@ Home, all-free radio play Julius Caesar. The first episode of the production airs Monday, February 22nd at 7PM EST and will always be available to download and stream.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
Shakespeare@ Home is bringing a new, exciting audio production to audiences all over the world with their upcoming adaptation of Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar launches its first episode on Monday February 22nd at 7pm EST, and features some of Broadway and the West End's most well-known performers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
McKellen talks about his work on stage (Richard III, Acting Shakespeare, Waiting for Godot) and screen (The Lord of the Rings, The X-Men, Gods and Monsters, The Good Liar) during this wide-ranging dialogue.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021
The Public Theater announced that the world premiere audio play, SHADOW/LAND, written by Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Erika Dickerson-Despenza has been added to The Public’s spring digital season. Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, SHADOW/LAND will premiere on Tuesday, April 13 and be available for free on-demand streaming.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep New York City's performance stages dark, WQXR, New York City's classical music station, has announced STAR (Salutes The ARts), a multi-pronged effort to support New York City's cultural landscape.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021
The full cast has been announced for RICHARD II, touring the UK throughout late August and September. Taking the titular role of ‘Richard II’ herself is Coco Maertens, fresh from her first feature film playing the lead role of Reya in ‘Render’, (‘Sisterhood’ - Kriya Arts UK Tour/Edinburgh Fringe, ‘Laundry’ - The Space).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Female-led Quandary Collective's UK tour of Richard II debuts at major UK cities this late summer. Co-Founders Annie McKenzie and Coco Maertens share their insight into running a theatre company and the challenges they face as theatre-makers in an industry that still prioritises male voices.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021
Nisha is a young hotshot executive working for Golden Fields, Australia's largest producer of rice. Ambitious and headstrong, she's determined to become the first female Indian CEO in Australia. She's close to sealing a contract with the Indian government, which would see her company take over India's national rice distribution system.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021
curious is Lee-Jones' second play following her critically-acclaimed seven methods of killing kylie jenner (Royal Court), for which she won the Evening Standard Award 2019 and Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright. Set against the sprawling backdrop of urban London across centuries, curious is a frank, funny and moving excavation of the lives of two actresses who are young, Black, queer and trying to find out who they are.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in partnership with Nhimbe Trust Zimbabwe and supported by the British Council today announce Here, There, Now, a new digital storytelling collaboration that will bring together young Black women, aged 18 – 25, from West London and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021
Following acclaimed, sold-out live-streamed and on-demand runs, Hymn will be broadcast on Sky Arts on Sunday 18 April 9pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021
The Public Theater will debut the world premiere audio play SHADOW/LAND, written by Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Erika Dickerson-Despenza, on Tuesday, April 13. Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. Jones, SHADOW/LAND will be available for free on-demand streaming through April 13, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021
The Public Theater announced today the return of THE LINE, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen and directed by Blank. First performed live on Zoom on July 8, 2020, the world premiere play was viewed more than 55,000 times in 18 countries during its limited streaming run last summer.
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 24, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Charles E. Gerber, a NY actor, director, and acting instructor, moved his studio, Will's Playshop, online. From April 25th at 4 p.m. EST - Midnight April 29th, performances will be accessible to a worldwide audience, on a 'pay what you can' basis to benefit The Food Bank for New York City as well as The Workshop Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions' critically acclaimed production of David Mamet's highly provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey, will tour the UK this Summer from 8 June, visiting Cambridge, Bath, Southampton and Malvern, before transferring to the West End's Arts Theatre, London from 21 July to 23 October 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021
This year's Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) presents Tony nominee Jenifer Lewis with its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th Annual MAC Awards. Additionally, James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky will be honored for their creation of Stars in the House.