The Old Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival is underway with its production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring Jay Whittaker in the title role, running now through September 29, 2012, at the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Video highlights featuring Whittaker, Dana Green, Robin Moseley, Jeremy Fisher and more, have been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!
RICHARD III is directed by Lindsay Posner and tells the story of one of the most diabolical and outrageous villains in all of literature, who embarks on a bloody campaign to seize and keep the English crown. The festival also features AS YOU LIKE IT and INHERIT THE WIND.
The creative team includes Adrian Noble (2012 Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director; Director, As You Like It, Inherit the Wind), Lindsay Posner (Director, Richard III),Ralph Funicello (Scenic Design), Deirdre Clancy (Costume Design), Alan Burrett (Lighting Design), Lindsay Jones (Sound Design), Shaun Davey (Original Music), Peter Golub (Original Music), Steve Rankin (Fight Director), Elan McMahan (Music Direction), Christine Adaire (Vocal and Dialect Coach), Calleri Casting (Casting) and Bret Torbeck (Stage Manager).
The full cast includes Dan Amboyer, Happy Anderson, Vivia Font, Robert Foxworth, Dana Green, Aidan Hayek, Charles Janasz, Joseph Marcell, Jonas McMullen, Robin Moseley, Bob Pescovitz, Lou Francine Rasse, Jacques C. Smith, Adrian Sparks and Jay Whittaker, as well as The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program students Matthew Bellows, Adam Daveline, Jeremy Fisher, Rachael Jenison, Jesse Jensen, Danielle O’Farrell, Allison Spratt Pearce, Deborah Radloff, Stephanie Roetzel, Christopher Salazar, Jonathan Spivey, Whitney Wakimoto, Bree Welch and Sean-Michael Wilkinson.
For more, visit www.theoldglobe.org.