He plots and schemes, confiding his true feelings to the audience while flashing a humble and disarming smile to his supporters.

Yes, Frank Underwood from “House of Cards” owes a lot to “Richard III.”

Alexander Greenfield directs the classic Shakespeare play, which opened Friday at the Warehouse Theatre, with a Tarantino-like flair, bringing humor to a dark and violent play.

Jason D. Johnson plays Richard as a twisted, writhing creature who nonetheless delights at his own devices. As another character mentions, Richard loves Richard..

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