For theater lovers, this could be a really good opportunity if you happen to be in London between November 7, 2012 and February 2, 2013, as Richard III is not only going to have an amazing live cast, but they are producing it as an Original Practices production where they attempt to put on the play exactly as it would have been done when it was first displayed, males playing females and all.
See Mark Rylance play Shakespeare's historic villain at the Apollo Theatre in the West End.
Richard Duke of Gloucester (Mark Rylance) is determined that he should wear the crown of England. He has already dispatched one king and that king's son; now all that stands in his way are two credulous brothers and two helpless nephews – the Princes in the Tower. And woe betide those – the women he wrongs, the henchmen he betrays – who dare to raise a voice against him. Read More