The Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring Acclaimed Shows to BAM

News   The Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring Acclaimed Shows to BAM
 
The Brooklyn Academy of Music will stage the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed productions of Shakespeare's Richard II and Henry IV Parts I and II, helmed by RSC artistic director Gregory Doran. Doran's newest production of Henry V, which will premiere this fall in the U.K., will also be part of the event, titled King and Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings.

The productions will run in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater March 24-May 16, 2016. The special presentation will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, with special performances also set to be staged in London's Barbican and in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The majority of the original cast members will reprise their roles at BAM, with David Tennant returning to the title role of Richard II, and Antony Sher and Jasper Britton playing Falstaff and Henry IV, respectively.

Doran returns to BAM following his acclaimed production of Julius Caesar in 2013.

Tickets will go on sale later this year. For more information visit bam.org

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