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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 PacinoRichard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
brother to the King
Penelope AllenLady Anne
widow of Edward, son to King Henry VI; afterward married to Richard
Gary BayerHenry Tudor
Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII
Richard BrightFirst Murderer
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Larry BryggmanLord Stanley
Earl of Derby
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Dominic ChianeseThomas Rotherham
Archbishop of York
Sir John
a Priest
Sir James Tyrrel
Sir William Brandon
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Judson EarneyLord Grey
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriage to John Grey
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Captain
Keith GordonEdward, Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward V
son to the King
Paul GuilfoyleSir William Catesby
Laura Harrington
Broadway debut
Lady Margaret Plantagenet
daughter of Clarence
Mistress Jane Shore
Richard JamiesonGeorge, Duke of Clarence
brother to the King
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Frederic KimballLord Mayor of London
John Morton
Bishop of Ely
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
John MahonAnthony Woodville, Earl Rivers
brother to Queen Elizabeth
John Howard
Duke of Norfolk
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Dan MonahanPage
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Bill MoorKing Edward the Fourth
Second Priest, Friar Penker
Thomas Howard
Earl of Surrey
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Frederick C. NeumannSir Thomas Vaughan
cousin to Queen Elizabeth
Sir William Lovel
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Rex RobbinsHenry Stafford
Duke of Buckingham
Harriet RogersDuchess of York
mother to Edward IV, Gloucester and Clarence
Jaime SanchezSir Richard Ratcliffe
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Glenn ScarpelliRichard, Duke of York
younger son to the King
Linda SelmanElizabeth
Queen to Edward IV
Barry SniderLord Hastings
Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV
Bruce Waite
Broadway debut
Sir James Blunt
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
J. T. WalshSir Robert Brackenbury
Lieutenant of the Tower
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Max WrightSecond Murderer
Alderman, Bearer, Citizen, Lord, Soldier
Daniel ZippiMarquis 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)