About This Clip
Synopsis: The play shows the rise to power of Richard, who becomes king by getting rid of his opponents. Once in power he suspects everyone of betrayal and kills people around him, even his allies. He installs bloody tyranny in the country which ends up collapsing.
Director: Avtandil Varsimashvili
Cast: Apollon Kublashvili, Keta Lortkipanidze, Mariam Nadiradze, Mariam Jologua, Ani Aladashvili, Tinatin Kordzadze, Tamuna Nikoladze, Jaba Kiladze, Kakha Mikiashvili, Kakha Gogidze, Giorgi Jiqia, Slava Natenadze, Salome Chulukhadze, Mamuka Mumladze, Dima Merabishvili, Lasha Gurgenidze, Shako Mirianashvili
Company: Liberty Theatre
Premiere date: January 23, 2014
Premiere venue: Liberty Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia
This play has been staged in the Ukraine at the Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theatre since 2016, and a new version of Richard III will be released in Moscow’s Vakhtangov Theatre in May 2017.
Liberty Theatre is Avtandil Varsimashvili’s private theatre based in Tbilisi, Georgia. Repertoire includes classical as well as modern plays.
- III. Richard: Niçin Yaptım (Richard III: Why Did I Do It) (Birkiye, Mehmet; 2022)
- Ricardo III (Richard III) (Guerin Hill, Claudio; 1967)
- Riccardo III (Richard III) (Bene, Carmelo (1937-2002); 1977)
- Sua Incelença Ricardo III (His Excellency Richard III) (Villela, Gabriel; 2010)
- Two Roses for Richard III (Ferreira, Fábio; 2012)