To challenge this (unfortunate) norm, the Company will be presenting their own take on Shakespeare’s Richard III at the end of September. In many ways, it was the perfect choice: the famed hunchback, after all, was also a minority within his own community. In addition to being one of the show’s producers, Manning will also be taking on the roles of Clarence and the Duchess of York. “Gender blind casting was necessary,” she laughed. “We have too many women for a Shakespearean history.”
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