Politics is a game for Richard, a wickedly funny hunchback on a bloody campaign to seize the English crown. He may be backstabbing and manipulative, but he is so mesmerizing you can’t look away. For the fractious ruling elite, a deal with the devil seems a small price to pay to gain power — until the game has consequences. Founding company member Christopher Gerson stars as the charismatic villain in Shakespeare’s fast paced thriller.

 The ruling elite is fractured, its institutions are weak, and a deal with the devil seems a small price to pay to gain power. Shakespeare’s wickedly funny master manipulator maneuvers his way to the crown through political intrigue, deception and outright lies, but the game has consequences. Founding company member Christopher Gerson stars as the charismatic villain in Shakespeare’s fast paced thriller.