Kevin Spacey Discusses New Documentary, Playing Shakespeare's Richard III

Posted on May 2, 2014

Actor Kevin Spacey, who is the director of the Old Vic theater in London, was a guest on The Today Show to talk about his new documentary, directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty). The documentary follows the British and Amrerican actors who toured the world with a production of Shakespeare's Richard III.

The play has ruined the health of many an actor - the king has a hunch back and other physical deformities and he's in almost every scene of the play. This leads to exhaustion and physical damage for the actor playing the power mad king.

The documentary is called NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage and sounds quite interesting. You can see the Today interview here. Here is an introduction to the documentary. Take a look:

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