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Subterranean Shakespeare: Richard III
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0435  Thursday, 11 May 2006

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Date: 		Wednesday, 10 May 2006 19:40:44 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 	Last Two Weeks of Sub Shake's Critically Acclaimed Richard III

Subterranean Shakespeare Presents
Richard III
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jeremy Cole

..."an elegant production, atmospheric, Jean Forsman's Queen Margaret is 
awsome, Kerry Gudjohnsen's Queen Elizabeth becomes incandescent in her 
misery, Lady Anne, is given a smoky intensity by Tiffany Harrison"...
Lisa Drostova - EAST BAY EXPRESS

..."this active, lucid show, There's dynamics aplenty, especially in the 
quiet, agonizing moments,the cast is deployed skillfully, The audience 
visibly hangs on every sublime - if barbed- word. It's a worthy effort, 
as is shown by this solid show, featuring the Bay Area debut of an 
estimable director"...
Ken Bulock - BERKELEY DAILY PLANET

..."Director Jeremy Cole promises his audience an intimate encounter 
with Shakespeare, and he delivers in more ways than one.  Sub Shake's 
Richard III is staged at the Berkeley Art Center, a space that provides 
an excellent set for entrances and exits with it's perfectly placed 
partitians hiding a welcoming violinist who accompanies the performance. 
  Jack Halton mastered the role of Buckingham, it was the fact that 
there reigned a true Shakespearean presence upon the stage.  The play 
works in its moments of subtlety, King Richard's performance (Charlie 
Reaves), captured my attention in brief, yet beautiful moments, his 
crown slips silently from his head.  Whether gravity or gravitas, it 
works."...
Denice Battista - THE SHAKESPEARE REVIEW

Berkeley Art Center
1925 Walnut @ Rose
Gen $17
Stu, Seniors $12
Fri May 12, Sat May 13, Thurs May 18, Fri May 19, Sat
May 20  8pm.
Res. 510-276-3871

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