The Complete Works of Shakespeare: Richard II
Shakespeare Dallas and AT&T Performing Arts Center are in the midst of presenting staged readings of every single one of Williams Shakespeare's works over five years. The 31st in the series will be Richard II.
The play that begins it all. This is the tale of two kings – one who must lose everything in order to find himself, and another whose actions sow the seeds for the conflict that will engulf the nation for almost a century. When Richard abuses his power, Henry Bolingbroke leads an uprising against him and sets in motion a cycle of violence and rebellion that we’ve come to know as the Wars of the Roses. This is Shakespeare’s most searching exploration of the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it.
Performances will take place in Hamon Hall. Student tickets for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare are now free to students with valid IDs. Student tickets will be available at the door only. Only two tickets per student ID.