Richard III

Rehearsal times will generally be within the windows of Monday – Friday, 3:45 – 7:00 pm and selected Saturdays, 1:00 – 6:00 pm.
All virtual rehearsals will use the code: 983 8714 9340
All in-person rehearsals will be in the Black Box unless otherwise indicated.
Some rehearsals may be a combination of virtual and in-person.


Monday, March 1, 2021

Read Through Act I
Virtual Only
5:00 – 7:00 pm: All Called

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Continue Read Through Act I

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Read for Ensemble Parts
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Ensemble Called

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Read Through Act 2
5:00 – 6:00 pm: All Called

Friday, March 5, 2021
No Rehearsal

Saturday, March 6, 2021
No Rehearsal

Week 2
Monday, March 8, 2021
No Rehearsal

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Cast Meeting
5:00 – 5:15
Zoom
5:00 – 7:00 pm: Richard, Anne, Clarence, and Brakenbury

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
No Rehearsal

Thursday, March 11, 2021
4:15 – 5:00 pm (Virtual Only)
Rivers, Elizabeth, and Edward
5:00 – 7:00 (In-Person)
Richard and add Anne at 5:30 pm

Friday, March 12, 2021
Act 1 Blocking (Virtual Only)
4:00 – 4:30 pm: Richard, Tyrrel, Ensemble: Natalie C.
4:30 – 5:00 pm: Brackenbury and Clarence
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Richard, Tyrell, 2nd Murderer
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Richard, Hastings, Buckingham, Edward, Elizabeth, Stanley, and Rivers

Saturday, March 13, 2021
Act 1 Blocking (Virtual Only)
3:00 – 4:00 pm: Margaret, Richard, Hastings, Buckingham, Elizabeth, Stanley, and Rivers
4:00 – 5:00 pm: Brackenbury, Clarence, Tyrrel, and 2nd Murderer

Sunday, March 14, 2021
No Rehearsal

Monday, March 15, 2021
4:30 – 6:30 pm (Virtual Only)
4:30 – 5:00 pm: Edward, Rivers, Hastings, Elizabeth, Buckingham, Richard, and Anne
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Duchess of York, Elizabeth, Richard, Buckingham, Rivers, and Hastings
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Ensemble
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Duchess of York, Prince of York, Elizabeth, Stanley, Richmond, and Archbishop

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 pm (Virtual Only)
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Richard, Prince of Wales, Prince of York, Buckingham, Catesby, Stanley, Hastings, and Richmond
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Hastings, Richmond, and Catesby
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Catesby, Hastings, Stanley, Archbishop, Buckingham, and Richard
6:30 – 7:00 pm: Buckingham, Ensemble: Olivia S., Richard, Catesby, and Anne

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
4:30 – 7:00 (Students may choose the Virtual or In-Person Option)
Cast Meeting/Run Act One Blocking – All Called
4:30 – 5:00: Cast Meeting on Zoom on Zoom (Virtual Option) or Betty Gray Atrium (In-Person Option)
5:00 – 6:00 pm: Run Blocking for Opening – page 20 (through Tyrell’s last line ” . . . water that’s within.”)
6:00 – 7:00 pm: Run Blocking page 20 – 37 (from Edward’s line, “Why, so: now have I done a good day’s work” through Anne’s line, “Which ever since hath kept my eyes from rest.”)

Thursday, March 18, 2021
No Rehearsal

Friday, March 19, 2021
(Virtual Only)
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Ensemble – Kayleigh, Alana, and Marie (Citizens’ Scene)
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Richard, Buckingham, Mayor, Catesby, Archbishop, and Stanley
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Brakenbury, Elizabeth, Anne, Stanley, and Duchess of York
6:30 – 7:00 pm: Richard, Buckingham, Catesby, and Stanley.

Monday, March 22, 2021
(Virtual Only)
4:30 – 5:00 pm: Tyrell and Anne
5:00 – 5:30 pm: Tyrell, Richard, Buckingham, Stanley , and Catesby
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Richard, Buckingham, and Anne
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Tyrell, Catesby, and Richard

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
(Virtual Only)
4:30 – 5:30 pm: Margaret, Elizabeth, and Duchess of York
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Richard and Elizabeth
6:30 – 7:00 pm: Ratcliff, Richard, Ensemble: Addisyn, Kinley, and Natalie
7:00 – 7:30 pm: All Called for a meeting about costumes and makeup

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
(Virtual Only)
4:30 – 5:30 pm: Richmond, Stanley, Archbishop, Brackenbury, and Richard
5:30 – 6:00 pm: Buckingham, Ensemble: Gold, Catesby, Ratcliff, and Richard
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Archbishop, Young Elizabeth, and Richmond
6:30 – 7:00 pm: Richard, Clarence, Rivers, Hastings, Young Princes, Anne, and Buckingham

Thursday, March 25, 2021
ComPAny 21 Performance – No Rehearsal
Study lines and blocking

Friday, March 26, 2021
ComPAny 21 Performance – No Rehearsal
Study lines and blocking

Saturday, March 27, 2021
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
All Called – Costume Fittings and Rehearsal

Sunday, March 28, 2021
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Virtual Only
Run – All Scenes

Monday, March 29, 2021
5:00 – 8:00 pm
In Person
Run Act One
Costume Fittings: Richard, Ratcliff, Prince of York (if available), and Ensemble: Natalie and Gold

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Filming begins. Actors should be in costume and makeup.
Scenes: 3, 5, 7, 10, 18, and 28
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Filming continues. Actors should be in costume and makeup.
We will be staging Scene 1 (Edward’s Coronation) and possibly filming 21 (Richard’s Coronation) in which I expect all or most in-person actors appear.
Food is being served by PAPA at 5:30 pm. Other scenes may be filmed as time permits.
If not already called in the scenes listed below, all actors should arrive by 5:30 pm for the dinner and the staging of Scenes 1 and 21.
Scenes: 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 16, 19, and 21
12:30 – 8:00 pm

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Filming continues. Actors should be in costume and makeup.
Scenes: 8, 17, and 24 (Act 2)
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Friday, April 2, 2021
Filming continues. Actors should be in costume and makeup.
Scenes: 11, 13, 14, 15, 20, Act 2: 29, 30, and 25
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Spring Break – No Rehearsals

Monday, April 12, 2021
No Rehearsal

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Called: Richard at 4:00 pm – 5:30 to work monologues and soliloquies
5:45 – 6:45 pm: Richard and Elizabeth for Scene 25C

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Filming continues. Actors should be in costume and makeup.
Scenes: 15, 16A, 20, 29, 30, and 25B (No Margaret)
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Thursday, April 15, 2021
No Rehearsal

Monday, April 19, 2021
No Rehearsal

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
All Called except: 2nd Murderer and Margaret
We will film as much as we can from scenes listed below, and then complete the rest on

Thursday, April 22, 2021
Scenes: 1, 3, 10, 16B, 21, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33B, and 34. See below for details.
5:00 – 8:00 pm

Scenes Remaining to be Filmed:
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Scene 19
Parliament
Richard, Buckingham, Gloucester, Catesby, Mayor, Citizens, Richmond, and Stanley
Scene 23
Tower of London – Dungeon
Princes of Wales and York, Tyrrel, and Richard
Scene 34
Battlefield/Fight
Richard, Catesby, Richmond, and Stanley

Friday, April 30, 2021
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Scene 22
Palace
Richard, Buckingham, Stanley, Ratcliff, Catesby, Tyrrel, and Anne
Scene 31
Richard’s Tent – Dream
Richard, Clarence, Rivers, Hastings, Princes of York and Wales, Anne, Buckingham, and Ratcliff
Scene 32
Richmond’s Camp
Young Elizabeth and Richmond



Refilm/Film
Act 1

Scene 1 (Film)
Coronation of Edward (This is what we staged but did not film right before the break)
Palace
All except: 2nd Murderer, Margaret, and Anne

Scene 3 (Refilm)
Palace
Elizabeth (Virtual), Rivers, Edward, and Young Elizabeth

Scene 10 (Refilm)
Palace
Edward, Rivers, Hastings, Elizabeth (Virtual), Buckingham, Anne, and Richard

Scene 16B (Refilm)
Hastings House and transition to Parliament
Hastings and Tyrrel

Scene 21 (Film)
Coronation of Richard III
Palace
All except 2nd Murderer, Margaret, Edward, Rivers, Clarence, Duchess of York, Princes, and Elizabeth


Wednesday, April 21, 2021
No Rehearsal




Scene Breakdown
Filming call times for each scene will be updated to the rehearsal schedule.

Act 1

Scene 1
Coronation of Edward
Palace
Edward, Richard, Elizabeth, Duchess of York, Young Elizabeth, Hastings, Stanley, Buckingham, Catesby, Richmond, Prince of Wales, Prince of York, Archbishop, Clarence, Brakenbury (Virtual), Anne, Ensemble:

Scene 2
Funeral
Anne, Richard, and Ensemble: Kinley, and Addisyn

Scene 3
Palace
Elizabeth (Virtual), Rivers, Edward, and Young Elizabeth

Scene 4
Club
Ens. Natalie, Richard, Tyrrel, and 2nd Murderer

Scene 5
Tower of London, Dungeon
Brakenbury (Virtual) and Clarence

Scene 6
Club – Alley
Richard, Tyrrel, and 2nd Murderer

Scene 7
Pardoning Scene
Various – Palace and Street
Richard, Edward, and Ratcliff

Scene 8
Palace
Hastings, Elizabeth (Virtual), Buckingham, Stanley, Richard, Rivers, Margaret, Catesby, and Archbishop

Scene 9
Tower of London, Dungeon
Brakenbury (Virtual), Tyrrel, 2nd Murderer, and Clarence

Scene 10
Palace
Edward, Rivers, Hastings, Elizabeth (Virtual), Buckingham, Anne, and Richard

Scene 11
Palace
Duchess of York, Elizabeth, Richard, Buckingham, Rivers, and Hastings
Continuous to Rivers’ Death
Club – Alley
Ratcliff, Rivers, and Tyrrel

Scene 12
London Underground (Subway)/Queue
1st Citizen, 2nd Citizen, and 3rd Citizen

Scene 13
Palace
Duchess of York, Elizabeth, Prince of York, Stanley, Richmond, and Archbishop

Scene 14
Palace
Richard, Prince of Wales, Prince of York, Catesby, Buckingham, Stanley, and Richmond

Scene 15
Palace in Dream
Stanley and Richard

Scene 16
Hastings House and transition to Parliament
Richmond, Hastings, Catesby, Archbishop, Buckingham, Stanley, Richard, and Tyrrel

Scene 17
Office of the Mayor
Richard, Buckingham, Catesby, and Mayor

Scene 18 (Filming Complete)
Chamber of Anne
Anne and Ensemble: Kinley

Scene 19
Parliament
Richard, Buckingham, Gloucester, Catesby, Mayor, Citizens, Richmond, and Stanley

Scene 20
Tower of London, Exterior
Elizabeth, Brakenbury (Virtual), Duchess of York, Anne, and Stanley

Scene 21
Coronation of Richard III
Palace
Richard, Anne, Archbishop, Buckingham, Stanley, and others TBA

Act 2

Scene 22
Palace
Richard, Buckingham, Stanley, Catesby, Tyrrel, and Anne

Scene 23
Tower of London – Dungeon
Princes of Wales and York, Tyrrel, and Richard

Scene 24
Chamber of Anne
Anne, Richard, and Tyrrel

Scene 25
Palace
Catesby, Richard, Margaret, Elizabeth (1st Half Virtual), Duchess, and Ensemble: Gold

Scene 26
Palace
Ratcliff, Catesby, Richard, Stanley, Messengers (Ens.: Kinley, Addisyn, and Natalie)

Scene 27
Stanley’s House
Stanley, Archbishop, Richmond, and Brakenbury (Virtual)

Scene 28
Salisbury
Buckingham and Ensemble: Gold

Scene 29
Camp near Tamworth
Richard, Catesby, and Ratcliff

Scene 30
Richmond’s Camp
Archbishop, Elizabeth, Stanley, Young Elizabeth, and Richmond

Scene 31
Richard’s Tent – Dream
Richard, Clarence, Rivers, Hastings, Princes of York and Wales, Anne, Buckingham, and Ratcliff

Scene 32
Richmond’s Camp
Young Elizabeth and Richmond

Scene 33
Battlefield
Richard and Ratcliff

Battle Transition

Scene 34
Battlefield/Fight
Richard, Catesby, Richmond, and Stanley








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