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Richard III

Richard III

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$15 – $30

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The Factory Theater

1623 West Howard Street

Chicago, IL 60626

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William Shakespeare's classic tale of ambition, power, and murder.

About this event

Our 2022 Season kicks off with the classic tale of a manipulative and corrupt prince who will stop at nothing to become king. Promethean Ensemble and esteemed guest artists look forward to bringing this frighteningly relevant story to life.

The crown: the symbol of ultimate power and the goal of one of Shakespeare’s most extravagantly charming (and despicable) creations, Richard of Gloucester. As literature’s most infamous outcast seduces and bludgeons his way to power, who is complicit? Both a mesmerizing look at history and a mirror to our own turbulent times, Richard III stands as one of the Bard’s most indelibly entertaining, viscerally shocking dissections of the unholy marriage of greed and complacency.


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Creatives and Crew

Producing Associate - Anna C. Bahow*

COVID Compliance and Technical Director - Jeremiah Barr*

Production Manager – Alexa Berkowitz*

Props Designer - Tristan Brandon

Lighting Designer – Benjamin Dionysus

Text Coach – Paulette Hicks

Assistant Director – Lauren Katz

Costume Designer – Rachel Lambert

Scenic Consultant – Therese Ritchie

Director – Steve Scott

Dramaturg - Kevin Sheehan*

Stage Manager – Becky Warner

Sound Designer – Sebby Woldt

Fight and Intimacy Director – Maureen Yasko

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Gunner Bradley, Simmery Branch, Elaine Carlson*, Andres Coronado, Jared Dennis*, Cameron Feagin*, Brendan Hutt*, Barry Irving, Darren Jones, Jack Morsovillo, Michael Reyes, Kevin Sheehan*, Heather Kae Smith*, Destin Lorde Teamer, and Mark West

*Indicates member of the Promethean Theatre Ensemble

Our Community Partner for This Production

Chicago Votes is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization building a more inclusive democracy by putting power in the hands of young Chicagoans. They’re engaging and developing a new generation of leaders by opening the doors of government and politics to young people from all corners of the city. They’re changing laws to make Chicago and Illinois a better place to be young, and in the process, they’re making democracy fun.

Production Sponsor

The Hampton Social

Inspired by the feeling of long summer days spent on the coast, The Hampton Social is the perfect place to imbibe and relax. Five Chicago locations.

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