Boston Globe: Capturing the villainy of Richard III from the inside out

Playing Shakespeare’s Richard III, actor Faran Tahir holds a useless left arm to his side and limps with his left foot turned slightly inward. But he is not frail, not hideous. Stalking a bare rehearsal stage in jeans and a black T-shirt, with a shaved head, he is unmistakably a man rather than a monster, virile as he woos Lady Anne, whose husband and father he has murdered, then gloats about it in an aside to the audience.

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