Cumpsty Is Richard III for Off-Broadway's CSC Beginning Nov. 1

News   Cumpsty Is Richard III for Off-Broadway's CSC Beginning Nov. 1
 
Classic Stage Company, the Off-Broadway troupe committed to exploring "classics" — and re-imagining the definition of what a classic is — launches a new production of Richard III Nov. 1 starring Michael Cumpsty as Shakespeare's "foul lump of deformity."
Michael Cumpsty, seen here as Richard II, will portray the title role in Richard III
Michael Cumpsty, seen here as Richard II, will portray the title role in Richard III

Opening is Nov. 13. Co-directed by Brian Kulick and Cumpsty, the production will play through Dec. 9. Richard III kicks off the company's 40th anniversary season. Joining Cumpsty onstage will be Craig Baldwin, Steven Boyer, Philip Goodwin, Chad Hoeppner, Paul Lazar, Roberta Maxwell, KK Moggie, Michael Potts, Maria Tucci and Graham Winton.

The production features sets by Mark Wendland, lighting by Brian Scott and costumes by Oana Ban-Botez.

Show times are Tuesday-Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 2 and 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.

Tickets are available by calling (866) 811-4111 or by visiting www.classicstage.org. CSC is located in Manhattan at 136 East 13th Street.

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