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[[Folger Theatre]] performed their production of [[Richard III|''Richard III'']] from January 28 to March 16, 2014 in the Folger's [[Elizabethan Theatre]].
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[[Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's [[Richard III|''Richard III'']], directed by Robert Richmond, from January 28 to March 16, 2014 in the Folger's [[Elizabethan Theatre]].
  
[[File:2014 King Richard III Folger 3.jpg|350|left|frame|Drew Cortese stars as King Richard in Folger Theatre’s production of ''Richard III''. Photo taken by Jeff Malet.]]
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[[File:2014 King Richard III Folger 3.jpg|frame|Drew Cortese stars as King Richard in Folger Theatre’s production of ''Richard III''. Photo by Jeff Malet.|alt=|center]]
  
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==The Production==
  
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Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
  
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===Cast===
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== Personnel ==
 
 
Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), United Scenic Artists (USA), and the Actors' Equity Association (AEA), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
 
 
=== Cast ===
 
 
*Jenna Berk: Princess Elizabeth
 
*Jenna Berk: Princess Elizabeth
*Holden Brettell: Edward, Prince of Wales  
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*Holden Brettell: Edward, Prince of Wales
 
*Remy Brettell: Richard, Duke of York
 
*Remy Brettell: Richard, Duke of York
*Drew Cortese (AEA): King Richard III
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*Drew Cortese*: King Richard III
 
*Andrew Criss: Ratcliffe, Friar
 
*Andrew Criss: Ratcliffe, Friar
*Daniel Flint: Lovell, Archbisop of Ely, Friar
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*Daniel Flint: Lovell, Archbishop of Ely, Friar
*Sean Fri (AEA): Hastings, Tyrell
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*Sean Fri*: Hastings, Tyrell
*Michael Gabriel Goodfriend (AEA): Rivers, Richmond
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*Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Rivers, Richmond
*Nanna Ingvarson: Duchess of York
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*Nanna Ingvarsson: Duchess of York
*Naomi Jacobson (AEA): Queen Margaret
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*Naomi Jacobson*: Queen Margaret
*Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan (AEA): Lady Anne
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*Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan*: Lady Anne
*Paul Morella (AEA): Edward, Mayor, Norfolk
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*Paul Morella*: Edward, Mayor, Norfolk
*Julia Motkya (AEA): Queen Elizabeth
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*Julia Motkya*: Queen Elizabeth
*Howard W. Overshown (AEA): Buckingham
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*Howard W. Overshown*: Buckingham
*Michael Sharon (AEA): Clarence, Catesby
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*Michael Sharon*: Clarence, Catesby
*Richard Sheridan Willis (AEA): Stanley
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*Richard Sheridan Willis*: Stanley
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====Understudies====
  
==== Understudies ====
 
 
*Colin Cech: Richard, Duke of York
 
*Colin Cech: Richard, Duke of York
 
*Andrew Criss: Buckingham
 
*Andrew Criss: Buckingham
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*Rosemary Regan: Queen Margaret, Duchess of York
 
*Rosemary Regan: Queen Margaret, Duchess of York
 
*Victoria Reinsel: Lady Anne, Queen Elizabeth
 
*Victoria Reinsel: Lady Anne, Queen Elizabeth
*Michael Sharon (AEA): King Richard III
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*Michael Sharon*: King Richard III
 
*Gracie Terzian: Princess Elizabeth
 
*Gracie Terzian: Princess Elizabeth
 
*Hunter Zane: Edward, Prince of Wales
 
*Hunter Zane: Edward, Prince of Wales
 
*Ivan Zizek: Clarence, Catesby, Edward, Mayor, Norfolk
 
*Ivan Zizek: Clarence, Catesby, Edward, Mayor, Norfolk
  
=== Staff ===
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===Creative team===
*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
*Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
 
*David Polk, General Manager
 
*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
 
  
=== Production Team ===
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
*Robert Richmond (DCS), Director
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*Robert Richmond**, Director
*Tony Cisek (USA), Scenic Design
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*Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
 
*Mariah Hale, Costume Design
 
*Mariah Hale, Costume Design
*Jim Hunter (USA), Lighting Design
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*Jim Hunter***, Lighting Design
 
*Eric Shimelonis, Sound Design and Music Composition
 
*Eric Shimelonis, Sound Design and Music Composition
 
*Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
 
*Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
 
*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
 
*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
*Che Wernsman (AEA), Production Stage Manager
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*Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager
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*Daryl Eisenberg, CSA, New York Casting
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===Production team===
  
=== Production ===
 
*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
 
*Katherine Pitt, Programs Assistant
 
*Daryl Eisenberg, CSA, New York Casting
 
*Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
 
 
*Emily Marquet, Assistant to the Director
 
*Emily Marquet, Assistant to the Director
*Keri Schultz (AEA), Assistant Stage Manager
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*Keri Schultz*, Assistant Stage Manager
 
*James Kramer, Production Assistant
 
*James Kramer, Production Assistant
*Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan (AEA), Fight Captain
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*Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan*, Fight Captain
 
*Pam Weiner, Props Master
 
*Pam Weiner, Props Master
 
*Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
 
*Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
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*WAPAVA, Archival Recording
 
*WAPAVA, Archival Recording
 
*C2 Inc., Open Captioning
 
*C2 Inc., Open Captioning
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''music performed by Rebecca Sheir (vocals) and Eric Shimelionis (organ and other instruments)''
 
''music performed by Rebecca Sheir (vocals) and Eric Shimelionis (organ and other instruments)''
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===Folger Theatre===
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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*David Polk, General Manager
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Katherine Pitt, Programs Assistant
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*Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
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==Other media==
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Watch the trailer for this production of ''Richard III''.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p72ArUDJt0o</html5media>
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Listen to director Robert Richmond discuss the reconfiguration of the Elizabethan Theatre for the production.
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0vSkBo5M60</html5media>
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Hear director Robert Richmond and Drew Cortese (King Richard III) chat about the production with WJLA-TV's morning talk show, "Let's Talk Live."
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJirDQ2-Jkc</html5media>
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==Reviews==
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*[http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/richard-iii-freshly-unearthed-at-folger-theatre/2014/02/03/e54e7d1e-8d13-11e3-99e7-de22c4311986_story.html The Washington Post]
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*[http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/45416/richard-iii-at-folger-theatre-reviewed-in-theaters-greatest-hit/ Washington City Paper]
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*[http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/afterhours/theater-review/theater-review-richard-iii-at-folger-theatre.php Washingtonian]
  
 
==Image gallery==
 
==Image gallery==
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File:2014 King Richard III Folger 5.jpg|King Richard (Drew Cortese), prepares for battle. Photo taken by Teresa Wood.
 
File:2014 King Richard III Folger 5.jpg|King Richard (Drew Cortese), prepares for battle. Photo taken by Teresa Wood.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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Latest revision as of 11:14, 18 August 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Robert Richmond, from January 28 to March 16, 2014 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre.

Drew Cortese stars as King Richard in Folger Theatre’s production of Richard III. Photo by Jeff Malet.

The Production

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

Cast

  • Jenna Berk: Princess Elizabeth
  • Holden Brettell: Edward, Prince of Wales
  • Remy Brettell: Richard, Duke of York
  • Drew Cortese*: King Richard III
  • Andrew Criss: Ratcliffe, Friar
  • Daniel Flint: Lovell, Archbishop of Ely, Friar
  • Sean Fri*: Hastings, Tyrell
  • Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Rivers, Richmond
  • Nanna Ingvarsson: Duchess of York
  • Naomi Jacobson*: Queen Margaret
  • Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan*: Lady Anne
  • Paul Morella*: Edward, Mayor, Norfolk
  • Julia Motkya*: Queen Elizabeth
  • Howard W. Overshown*: Buckingham
  • Michael Sharon*: Clarence, Catesby
  • Richard Sheridan Willis*: Stanley

Understudies

  • Colin Cech: Richard, Duke of York
  • Andrew Criss: Buckingham
  • Vince Eisenson: Rivers, Richmond
  • Daniel Flint: Stanley
  • Ryan Mitchell: Ratcliffe, Lovell, Archbishop of Ely, Friars
  • Rosemary Regan: Queen Margaret, Duchess of York
  • Victoria Reinsel: Lady Anne, Queen Elizabeth
  • Michael Sharon*: King Richard III
  • Gracie Terzian: Princess Elizabeth
  • Hunter Zane: Edward, Prince of Wales
  • Ivan Zizek: Clarence, Catesby, Edward, Mayor, Norfolk

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Robert Richmond**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  • Mariah Hale, Costume Design
  • Jim Hunter***, Lighting Design
  • Eric Shimelonis, Sound Design and Music Composition
  • Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager
  • Daryl Eisenberg, CSA, New York Casting

Production team

  • Emily Marquet, Assistant to the Director
  • Keri Schultz*, Assistant Stage Manager
  • James Kramer, Production Assistant
  • Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan*, Fight Captain
  • Pam Weiner, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Adalia Vera Yonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Edwin Schiff, Wardrobe Head
  • Ananda Keator, Stitcher
  • Karen Mayhew, Master Electrician
  • John Rose-Caron, Light Board Operator
  • Patrick Calhoun, Assistant Sound Designer
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Board Operator
  • Isabel Smith-Bernstein, Dramaturgical Intern
  • Carol Rosegg, Promotional Photography
  • Teresa Wood, Production Photography
  • Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • C2 Inc., Open Captioning

music performed by Rebecca Sheir (vocals) and Eric Shimelionis (organ and other instruments)

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Katherine Pitt, Programs Assistant
  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of Richard III.

Listen to director Robert Richmond discuss the reconfiguration of the Elizabethan Theatre for the production.

Hear director Robert Richmond and Drew Cortese (King Richard III) chat about the production with WJLA-TV's morning talk show, "Let's Talk Live."

Reviews

Image gallery