Review: ‘Richard II’ from African American Shakespeare Company (*****)

by Charles Kruger Make no mistake, this “modern verse translation” of Richard II by Naomi Iizuka, commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play On! project, is Shakespearean to the core. Although it is certainly streamlined and rearranged for clarity, Shakespeare’s poetry survives. The sound and fury of the Bard’s voice is fully present, and you […]