Resplendent in evening dress, showered in glitter, the victorious Yorks celebrate. Damaged and disfigured, Richard finds no peace among this elite to whom he has never fully belonged. Murdering his way to the throne, exposing conflict and mistrust in his wake, the outsider makes us complicit, addressing us directly to reveal his manipulative plans.
Age guidance 14+ (contains nudity and violence)
Performed in German with English surtitles
Reinvents the play while staying radically faithful throughout
Eidinger’s excluded nihilist is electrifying
Monstrous monarch rocks the mic in Ostermeier’s thunderous show