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"Yet looks he like a King." The Public Understudy Performance of the RSC's Richard II – 29th October 2013
Oliver Rix – King for an afternoon!
Part of the ethos of the Royal Shakespeare Company is that it is an ensemble company; everyone works together for the good of the production as a whole and nothing displays this more clearly than the role of the understudy at the RSC. 2,101 more words
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Owen Horsley
Date: Tuesday 29th October 2013
A very nervous assistant director spoke to us before this afternoon’s performance; forgetting to introduce himself, he briefly explained the RSC’s understudy policy and warned us that we might be seeing some actors playing several parts, with only some slight costume changes to differentiate the characters. 3,250 more words