Richard the Third

February 5, 2019 – March 10, 2019 all-day
Sidney Harman Hall
610 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Richard the Third @ Sidney Harman Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

Power as an addiction is not only a trope in real life, but a common theme for villains in a number of stories – and perhaps the most famous is the power-hungry king from Shakespeare’s Richard III. Fueled by a bottomless well of ambition, the ruthless and cunning man continues to reach for more, more and more in his quest for power. By the play’s end, no one in the audience will be rooting for his lust. This is the study of what makes a villain, and few put on better performances than Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC). Various dates and times. Tickets $44-$102.