BOSTON, Mass. — Hannah Eastman of Kennebunk, who’s majoring in theater education: acting at Emerson College, is part of Emerson Stage’s production of Richard III as “Murderer I”.

Standing in the peaceful aftermath of a bloody civil war, a king’s youngest brother – a master of manipulation and wit despite his unpleasant face and unsound body – takes stock of his chances and resolves to claw his way to power at any cost.