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Richard 3 by Bell Shakespeare Co.

Bell Shakespeare’s current production is a slick ensemble piece led by Kate Mulvany who gives a consummate performance. She is incredible! Every inch of her portrayal of Richard III is thrilling. Mulvany conveys Richard’s megalomania, hateful nature and his cruelty like a heavy-duty jackhammer while at the same time she elicits much empathy for him from the audience.

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