R3 by Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble

This is Shakespeares Richard III, but told by the storys women and for a contemporary audience. Using a liberal cutting of the text, the piece foregrounds the role of the queens in the rise and fall of a monstrous tyrant. Who and what makes this monster? Who is responsible for his creation and actions? R3 employs rigorous movement, muscular language and bold theatrical imagery to interrogate our own, contemporary feelings of power and powerlessness. The piece examines the timeless role of women as mourners, furies, and advocates of peace in times of war.

Directed by: Gisela Cardenas

Dramaturgy by: Kate Sanderson Holly

Starring: Jacob Coleman, Gretchen Corbett, Rebecca Lingafelter, Paige McKinney, Cristi Miles and Amber Whitehall.

Designed: by Mark Valadez, Miranda Hardy and Oana Botez

January 19 - February 3
Thursday - Sunday all shows at 7pm

$15 General Admission
$12 Student/Artist/Senior
$40 Patron

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General Admission: $15 Student/Working Artist/Senior: $12 Patron: $40 Group discount: $10 per ticket for groups of 10 or more.