Richard III Tickets

A must-see for any Shakespeare fan, Tony winner Mark Rylance takes on the homicidal title character in the Broadway production of Richard III. This unique staging is as close to a production in Shakespeare's time as you can get.

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Richard Duke of Gloucester (Mark Rylance) is determined that he should wear the crown of England. He has already dispatched one king and that king’s son; now all that stands in his way are two credulous brothers and two helpless nephews – the Princes in the Tower. And woe betide those – the women he wrongs; the henchmen he betrays – who dare to raise a voice against him. Monstrous, but theatrically electric, Richard is Shakespeare’s most charismatic, self-delighting villain, reveling at every moment in his homicidal, hypocritical journey to absolute power.

Direct from a sold-out run in London’s West End, the critically-beloved Shakespeare’s Globe productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, starring two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance, come to Broadway for a 16-week limited engagement.

These classics, performed in repertory, are presented in the custom of how Shakespeare's plays were originally staged, with an extraordinary all-male company playing male and female roles; actors participating in the pre-show ritual of dressing and preparing their make-up on stage, in front of the audience; music played live on traditional instruments; and lighting created almost exclusively by 100 on-stage candles, adding to the intimate and authentic atmosphere.


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