Alternate Title Live Performance: Richard III
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, England, United Kingdom
Description Grades 9-12. Two-time Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey (The Usual Suspects, American Beauty) plays literature's greatest villian in William Shakespeare's Richard III. After the War of the Roses -- England's civil wars -- the Duke of Gloucester, brother to the king, pursues a deadly plot to claim the crown. Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) directs a stellar American and British cast in this riveting production, a prototype of the modern political thriller. Ticket includes a pre-show preparation workshop, study guides, and a post-performance discussion. A limited number of in-school, post-performance workshops available upon request.