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Why Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ is suddenly a play for our time

Can Shakespeare s Richard III, believed to have been written in 1492, find relevance in 2018? On Jan. 11, Aret, a newly formed creativity and innovation hub of Ateneo de Manila University, mounts RD3RD, an adaptation of the play. The adaptation was triggered by an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Elections, written by Stephen Greenblatt. It made a crucial observation: In the early 1590s, Shakespeare set out to write a play that addressed a problem:

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