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February 15 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Prague Shakespeare Company (PSC) will present Shakespeare’s play “Richard III” performed in the original English as part of the world-famous Bharat Rang Mahotsav Festival at Adishakti Theatre, (Adishakti Laboratory for Theatre Arts & Research), Edayanchavady Road, Vanur Taluk, Auroville Post, Irumbai Panchayat, Villupuram, Tamil Nadu 605101 on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7.00 pm.
The Artistic Director PSC Mr Guy Roberts directs and stars as Richard, the man audiences have loved to hate for over four hundred years. Deformed in body and spirit, this depraved madman is obsessed with becoming King of England. Does he fall? Of course, but not before he has taken all of us on his wickedly entertaining ride.
The role of Queen Elizabeth will be performed by Ms. Jan Thompson, former Ambassador of the United Kingdom in the Czech Republic being at the time of play in charge of the British High Commission in India.
The production features also other players, for example Jessica Boone, Scott Bellefeuille, Lane Davies, Taylor Napier, Vanessa Gendron, Abigail Rice, Julie Josephson, Jeff Smith, John Poston, Dan Brown, Bob Boudreaux, Stanislav Callas, Grant Podelco, Lenka Olsanova and David Fisher among others.
The production is directed by PSC Artistic Director Guy Roberts with costume designs by Eva Bellefueille, light designs by Přemysl Janda, scenic designs by Ryan McGettigan, video designs by Stanislav Callas and Emily Bellu, prop designs by Helena Mestenhauser and sound designs by Chris Bakos and Eric Sammons, who also serves as Production Stage Manager.
The Prague Shakespeare Company (PSC) is a professional English-language theatre based in Prague, Czech Republic. This theatrical group is focusing mainly on the plays of William Shakespeare.
The mission of PSC is to bring to audience English-language performances, using a multi-national ensemble of theatre artists, that are fresh, bold, imaginative, thought-provoking, and eminently accessible; connecting the truths of the past with the challenges and possibilities of today.
For the program of Bharat Rang Mahotsav Festival in Tamil Nadu (near Puducherry):
The entrance is free.