April 16 – 24, 2022 | African-American Shakespeare Company | Production | San Francisco, CA, USA
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Review: ‘Richard II’ From African American Shakespeare Company
Make no mistake, this “modern verse translation” of Richard II by Naomi Iizuka, commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play On! project, is Shakespearean to the core.
Best Bets: African-American Shakespeare Company’s New Take on ‘Richard II’
It can be tricky business, tinkering with the words of William Shakespeare. On one hand, let’s face it, his plays can be a real slog for those of us who are iambic pentameter-averse. On the other hand, c’mon: The dude was the Bard. They don’t give you a title like that if you are a hack.
African-American Shakes Hits Stage with Revamped ‘Richard II’
A paranoid, selfish and unreliable monarch is overthrown. Sound familiar?
There’s something about William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” that resonated with African-American Shakespeare Company artistic director L. Peter Callender more than ever in recent years.
July 13–28, 2019 | African-American Shakespeare Company | Production | San Francisco, CA, USA