January 17, 2019 7:00PM
Camp Concert Hall
NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre. Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.
Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.
Run time: 150 minutes.
About National Theatre Live
NT Live broadcasts live from the National Theatre in Great Britain, and on occasion, other theatres in the U.K, to theatres and cinemas throughout the world. Though each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience, cameras are carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to create a truly immersive experience for each production. In addition, NT Live generates behind-the-scenes bonus features including interviews with the cast and creative teams.
Tickets are currently not available for this event. Tickets may open up at a later date or there may be stand-by or standing room only tickets available.
Please call the box office at 804-289-8980 for more information.