Richard III (a one-woman show)
Breaking new ground in Shakespearean performance, Brite Theater re-imagine Richard III as a one- woman show. The fourth wall is utterly obliterated as the audience takes on the roles of all the other characters at Richard's party in this intimate, unpredictable and moving production. Richard wants to entertain you, but will you survive?
First performed at the Prague Fringe 2015, Richard III (a one-woman show)has been thrilling audiences around the globe ever since, including in New York, Rome, Reykjavik and a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Date Time Information 10 Apr 7.30pm 11 Apr 7.30pm 12 Apr 7.30pm 13 Apr 7.30pm Post-show Discussion 14 Apr 2.30pm 14 Apr 7.30pm
Cast & Creative Team
Created by Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir and Emily Carding
Adapted by Emily Carding and Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir from William Shakespeare
"Innovative, daring re-imaging of the text... Emily Carding’s portrayal of the king who murders his way to the English throne is in a league of its own. Her performance is electric, perfectly capturing Richard’s manic glee"
- Broadway Baby
"Carding’s strong physical presence, charisma and her dynamic interaction with the audience makes this a forceful performance."
"is a smart, sparse, stripped back version of the text built around Carding’s utterly compelling performance"
- The Stage
"Shakespeare’s original script is pushed to the absolute limit, with a radical and intriguing overhaul of the renowned play Richard III"
- All Edinburgh Theatre
"packs a powerful and subversive punch"
- The List
"It's such a moving performance"
- Fringe Guru
- New York Times