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King Richard III   

Cort Theatre, (6/14/1979 - 7/15/1979)
First Preview: May 10, 1979 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Jun 14, 1979    
Closing Date: Jul 15, 1979 Total Performances: 33

Category: Play, History, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Victor Potamkin and Moe Septee; Associate Producer: Porter Van Zandt
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Charles Gross
Directed by David Wheeler
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges; Costume Design by Jeanne Button; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair Design by Steve Atha; Wig Design by Bob Kelly
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Company Manager: Mary Ellyn Devery; Management Associate: Gary Gunas and Eric Angelson
Production Supervisor: Porter Van Zandt; Production Stage Manager: Nicholas Russiyan; Stage Manager: Bigelow Green
General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Robert Ganshaw; Diction Coach: Dr. Julia Cummings Wing; Fight direction by Jake Turner
Cast
Al Pacino
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
brother to the King
Penelope Allen
Lady Anne
widow of Edward, son to King Henry VI; afterward married to Richard
Gary Bayer
Henry Tudor
Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII
Richard Bright
First Murderer
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Larry Bryggman
Lord Stanley
Earl of Derby
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Dominic Chianese
Thomas Rotherham
Archbishop of York
Sir John
a Priest
Sir James Tyrrel
Sir William Brandon
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Judson Earney
Lord Grey
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriage to John Grey
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Captain
Keith Gordon
Edward, Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward V
son to the King
Paul Guilfoyle
Sir William Catesby
Laura Harrington
Broadway debut
Lady Margaret Plantagenet
daughter of Clarence
Mistress Jane Shore
Richard Jamieson
George, Duke of Clarence
brother to the King
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Frederic Kimball
Lord Mayor of London
John Morton
Bishop of Ely
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
John Mahon
Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers
brother to Queen Elizabeth
John Howard
Duke of Norfolk
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Dan Monahan
Page
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Bill Moor
King Edward the Fourth
Second Priest, Friar Penker
Thomas Howard
Earl of Surrey
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Frederick C. Neumann
Sir Thomas Vaughan
cousin to Queen Elizabeth
Sir William Lovel
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Rex Robbins
Henry Stafford
Duke of Buckingham
Harriet Rogers
Duchess of York
mother to Edward IV, Gloucester and Clarence
Jaime Sanchez
Sir Richard Ratcliffe
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Glenn Scarpelli
Richard, Duke of York
younger son to the King
Linda Selman
Elizabeth
Queen to Edward IV
Barry Snider
Lord Hastings
Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV
Bruce Waite
Broadway debut
Sir James Blunt
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
J. T. Walsh
Sir Robert Brackenbury
Lieutenant of the Tower
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Max Wright
Second Murderer
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Daniel Zippi
Marquis of Dorset
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriege to John Grey
Messenger
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Standby: Nada Rowand (Duchess of York, Elizabeth)