Known primarily as Shakespearean actor, Mark Rylance served as the first artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre from 1996-2006. Rylance earned a Tony Award for his debut Broadway performance in Boeing Boeing. He returned to Broadway twice during the 2010-2011 season, in La Bete and Jerusalem, for which he earned his second Tony Award. Rylance makes his New York Shakespeare debut with the rep productions Twelfth Night and Richard III.
Celebrate Opening Night With Mark Rylance and His Cross-Dressing Co-Stars in Richard III & Twelfth Night
Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance leads a talented all-male company of Richard III and Twelfth Night. Broadway.com was on the scene with the stars of this double opening on November 10, 2013, at the Belasco Theatre.