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"Richard III" Free Shakespeare on the Common

"Richard III" Free Shakespeare on the Common

The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is presenting "Richard III" for its 24th season of Free Shakespeare on the Common. Shakespeare’s searing drama chronicles the ruthless ascension of a king and the devastation he leaves in his wake as he gains power over the realm. Featuring stage, film, and television actor, Faran Tahir as Richard III, and directed by Steven Maler.

All performances are by the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common. Performances are from July 18th through August 5th. All performances are free and open to the public. The Downtown Boston BID is a sponsor of Shakespeare on the Common.

Performances are Tuesday–Saturday at 8 pm, Sundays at 7 pm 

Accessibility Performances: Audio Described Performance: Saturday, August 4 at 3pm (rain date: Sunday, August 5)

Open Captioned and ASL (American Sign Language) dates coming soon!

For more information on cast, location, dates and times of this performance on the Boston Common, please click here!