The Yale Repertory begins its showcase featuring students from the Yale School of Drama in Shakespeare's Richard III on March 16. The special student project runs through April 8. Participating in the production are the following members of Yale's graduating acting class: Sidné Anderson, Rick Bank, James Bellavance, Paul Vincent Black, Brennan Brown, Eric Martin Brown, Keith Davis, Robert L. Devaney, Alexa Fischer, Geraldine Guo, John Woo Taak Kwon, Lael Logan, Harvey Gardner Moore, Amy Morse, Ronald Dean Nolen, and Alicia Roper. The Yale students will be joined by New Haven-area actors Robert Iulo, Robert Libetti, David Mason and Joe Tantalo, as well as Martin Peters, a fifth grader at Wintergreen Magnet School in Hamden, and David R. Spears, a fourth grader at Helen E. Grant Elementary School in New Haven.
As reported earlier, the show will be directed by Stan Wojewodski, Jr., who is currently in his ninth season as artistic director of Yale Rep and dean of Yale School of Drama.
The design team for Richard III includes scenic designer Scott Pask, costume designer Katherine Roth, lighting designer Jennifer Tipton as well as composer and sound designer Fitz Patton.
Tickets for Richard III are currently on sale and range in price from $10 to $34. Discounted tickets are available for students, senior citizens, and groups. Yale Rep is located at the corner of Chapel and York Streets in New Haven. For more information, call the Yale Repertory Theatre box office at (203) 432-1234.
-- By Murdoch McBride