Spacey's Richard III at Old Vic - now from 18 June 2011

As part of the Bridge Project Kevin Spacey will star as William Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Sam Mendes, opening at the Old Vic Theatre on 29 June 2011, following previews from 18 June - running to 11 Sep 2011.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on 31 Jan 2011.

(It was previously announced to be opening in 2012, but has been brought forward to 2011!)

Following its London run, Richard III will then embark on an international tour, arriving at BAM’s Harvey Theater in New York 10 January 2012 - 4 March 2012

It will be the final production for the Bridge Project, a three-year transatlantic collaboration produced by The Old Vic, Brooklyn Academy of Music & Neal Street Productions, that has seen US and British actors tour the world in productions including The Tempest and As You Like It in 2010, and The Cherry Orchard & The Winter's Tale in 2009.

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