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The Shakespeare Project of Chicago

Richard III

2020-01-15 18:15:00 2020-01-15 21:00:00 America/Chicago The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A/B/C

Wednesday, January 15
6:15pm - 9:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-15 18:15:00 2020-01-15 21:00:00 America/Chicago The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A/B/C

Des Plaines Public Library

Meeting Room A/B/C

Join The Shakespeare Project of Chicago for a theatrical reading of Richard III. Performers are members of Actors' Equity Association. Directed by Peter Garino. Artistic director Peter Garino. 

Considered by some to be Shakespeare’s greatest villain, Richard III ruthlessly murders his way to the English crown betraying family and friends along the way.  He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat and death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the Middle Ages in England.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

Registration Required

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

TAGS: | Performance |

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