Twelfth Night / Richard III - Globe productions transfer


The Shakespeare Globe productions of Richard III, and Twelfth Night, are to transfer to the West End's Apollo Theatre, and will play in repertoire from 2 Nov 2012, booking to 3 Feb 2013.

Richard III, directed by Tim Carroll, stars Mark Rylance (Richard III), Samuel Barnett (Elizabeth), Liam Brennan (Clarence), Johnny Flynn (Lady Anne), Colin Hurley (King Edward) and Peter Hamilton Dyer. Tragedy depicting the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of Richard III of England.(Richard III will be performed in an all-male Original Practices production, exploring clothing, music, dance and settings possible circa 1593. .)

Twelfth Night, directed by Tim Carroll, stars Mark Rylance (Olivia), Samuel Barnett (Sebastian), Liam Brennan (Orsino), Johnny Flynn (Viola), Stephen Fry (Malvolio), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Feste) and Colin Hurley (Sir Toby Belch). Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves. (Twelfth Night will performed in an all-male Original Practices production, exploring clothing, music, dance and settings possible circa 1601.)

Produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions in association with Shakespeare Road, 1001 Nights and Tulchin/ Bartner Productions.

(Richard III and Twelfth Night will run in repertoire at Shakespeare’s Globe from 14 July -14 October 2012 prior to their West End transfer. )

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