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FEB 2 - MAR 3, 2024

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Edward Hall
Starring Katy Sullivan

Courtyard Theater

Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Edward Hall
Starring Katy Sullivan

Courtyard Theater

Run Time: 2 hours, 35 minutes (including intermission)

Audience Notice:
Features prop weaponry, including simulated gunfire; scenes of violence; fog and haze; and brief moments of flashing lights.

Seat Map

Additional Sponsors
Provider of Physician and Physical Therapy Services: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


Program for Richard III
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“Highly arresting & courageous… Katy Sullivan’s work is intoxicating”

–Chicago Tribune

Power, greed, ambition. A world where to win is everything. And to win at all costs. Tony Award nominee, Paralympic champion, and bilateral above-knee amputee Katy Sullivan makes her Chicago Shakespeare debut in Edward Hall’s first production as artistic director. Full of scathing dark comedy and high-stakes family drama, a divided kingdom provides fertile ground for the charismatic, unscrupulous Richard to seize power and exact revenge—and no one is safe from his tyranny. This marks the first major US production of Richard III to feature a woman with a disability in the title role. “Sheer exhilarating theatricality,” declares Chicago Reader.


Additional Sponsor
Provider of Physician and Physical Therapy Services: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

ASL Duo-interpretation Icon

FEB 23 ASL Interpretation

Audio Description Icon

FEB 25 Audio Description

with optional Touch Tour

Projected Spanish Translation Icon

FEB 27 Spanish Translation

Open Captioning Icon

FEB 28 Open Captioning

Run Time: 2 hours, 35 minutes (including intermission)

Audience Notice:
Features prop weaponry, including simulated gunfire; scenes of violence; fog and haze; and brief moments of flashing lights.

Seat Map

ASL Duo-interpretation Icon

FEB 23 ASL Interpretation

Audio Description Icon

FEB 25 Audio Description

with optional Touch Tour

Projected Spanish Translation Icon

FEB 27 Spanish Translation

Open Captioning Icon

FEB 28 Open Captioning

ASL Duo-interpretation Icon

FEB 23 ASL Interpretation

Audio Description Icon

FEB 25 Audio Description

with optional Touch Tour

Projected Spanish Translation Icon

FEB 27 Spanish Translation

Open Captioning Icon

FEB 28 Open Captioning

“STYLISH & MACABRE. A gutsy take on one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.”

Newcity

“A TRIUMPH. Hall has approached with such care and clarity…even newcomers to Shakespeare will be enraptured.”

Broadway World

“A MUST-SEE! BREATHTAKING…the entire cast is sensational and Sullivan is a revelation as Richard”

Chicago Theater Review

“Edward Hall works at the cellular level, cracking the DNA code of the text and replicating onstage.”

The New York Times Magazine

“A MUST-SEE! BREATHTAKING…the entire cast is sensational and Sullivan is a revelation as Richard”

Chicago Theater Review

“Edward Hall works at the cellular level, cracking the DNA code of the text and replicating onstage.”

The New York Times Magazine

Artists

Libya V. Pugh Headshot

Libya V. Pugh

Queen Margaret

Libya V. Pugh Headshot

Libya V. Pugh

Queen Margaret

Aly Easton

Accessibility Consultant

Yun Lin

Assistant Lighting Designer

Emily Hayman

Assistant Sound Designer

Aly Easton

Accessibility Consultant

Yun Lin

Assistant Lighting Designer

Emily Hayman

Assistant Sound Designer