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Richard III is an early history play probably written and performed around 1592-93. It is the culmination of Shakespeare's earlier three plays about Henry VI, and chronicles the bloody career of Richard, Duke of Gloucester. As the play opens, the Wars of the Roses are over, King Edward IV (Richard's brother) is on the throne, and all is ostensibly well. The problem? Richard wants to be king - and he'll stop at nothing to realize his ambition. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)Cast:King Edward IV: David ColeEdward, Prince of Wales: Sandra GRichard, Duke of York: Tricia GGeorge, Duke of Clarence: Bob ShermanRichard, Duke of Gloucester: David NicolSon of Clarence: Nadine Eckert-BouletHenry, Earl of Richmond; Lord Mayor of London: Mark F. SmithCardinal Bourchier; Sir James Blunt: NullifidianArchbishop of York; Daughter of Clarence; Page: AvailleDuke of Buckingham: mbDuke of Norfolk: Bruce PirieEarl of Surrey: Lucy PerryEarl Rivers: Denny SayersMarquis of Dorset; Second Citizen: StephenCLord Grey: om123Earl of Oxford; Fourth Messenger: Roger CliftonLord Hastings: Peter BloomfieldLord Stanley: Andy MinterLord Lovel; Sir Walter Herbert: L. Lambert LawsonSir Thomas Vaughan; Priest; First Gentleman: David LawrenceSir Richard Ratcliff: Filippo GiaochinSir William Catesby: ArixaSir James Tyrrel; Third Citizen; Ghost of Henry VI: 1evilmofoSir Robert Brakenbury: Garrett FitzgeraldChristopher Urswick: Christopher CaronSheriff of Wiltshire; Bishop of Ely; First Murderer: RismythQueen Elizabeth; Scrivener: Elizabeth KlettQueen Margaret: Ruth GoldingDuchess of York: Karen SavageLady Anne: Arielle LipshawSecond Murderer; First Citizen; Third Messenger: SonjaMessenger: KalyndaSecond Messenger: Veronica JenkinsPursuivant: Matt JuddGhost of Prince Edward: SnaefaxiNarrator: Diana MajlingerAudio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

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