Tug of War:
Civil Strife

Henry VI Parts 2 and 3, Richard III

September 14

October 9, 2016

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Barbara Gaines

James Newcomb

Buckingham / Exeter / Ensemble

James Newcomb returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire and Civil Strife, Henry V, Timon of Athens, The Madness of George III and Macbeth. Other Chicago credits include the Duke in Measure for Measure (Goodman Theatre). Regional credits include: fourteen seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre, The Old Globe, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Utah Shakespeare Festival, New York Shakespeare Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Geva Theatre Center, San Diego Repertory Theatre and Shakespeare & Company (founding company member). Representative roles include: Richard III, Coriolanus, Iago, Touchstone, Feste, Benedick, Oberon, Apemantus, Gloucester, Thersites, Bullingbrook and Bottom. Awards include: Denver Critics Award, Drama Logue Award and Oxford Society Award for Artistic Excellence. As a fight director, Mr. Newcomb’s credits include productions with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Portland Stage Company, South Coast Repertory and Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where he serves as resident fight director. Television credits include Honky (PBS). Mr. Newcomb teaches at the University of California, San Diego.

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