London’s Almeida Theatre celebrated the press opening of its production of The Tragedy of Richard the Second December 18. Simon Russell Beale stars in Shakespeare's play about the limits of power, helmed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
Performances of The Tragedy of Richard the Second began December 10 and are scheduled through February 2, 2019. The cast is completed by Leo Bill, Martins Imhangbe, Natalie Klamar, John Mackay, Joseph Mydell, Saskia Reeves, and Robin Weaver.
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Next up at the Almeida, artistic director Rupert Goold will direct the world premiere of Anne Washburn's Shipwreck. Performances will run February 11–March 30. Visit for more information Almeida.co.uk.