The final season of The Bridge Project starring Kevin Spacey, Artistic Director of The Old Vic, in the title role of Richard III, will close at BAM tonight, March 4th.
The Bridge Project is a unique three-year series of co-productions by BAM, The Old Vic, and Neal Street, devoted to producing large-scale, classical theater for international audiences. The final season of The Bridge Project opened at The Old Vic in London on June 29, 2011 and began performances at BAM on January 10, 2012. The show officially opened on January 18, 2012. The Bridge Project is directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes with whom Kevin Spacey worked on the award-winning film American Beauty.
Since opening at the Old Vic las summer, the production has subsequently toured Athens; Hong Kong; Aviles, Spain; Istanbul; Naples; San Francisco; Beijing; Singapore; Sydney; and Doha.
Led by Kevin Spacey in the role of Richard III, the company features a British/American cast that includes Maureen Anderman as the Duchess of York; Haydn Gwynne as Queen Elizabeth; Chuk Iwuji as Duke of Buckingham; Gemma Jones as Queen Margaret; and Chandler Williams as George, Duke of Clarence.
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus