Venue Details

18 Star Starred
Whitmore-Lindley Theatre Center
11006 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-679-6160
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.6 average rating
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413 events
201 reviews
150 stars
attended Feb 16 2014

This company always does an exceptional job presenting Shakespeare and this performance was again outstanding.

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35 events
25 reviews
7 stars
attended Feb 14 2014

The Porters of Hellgate are awesome! Their Henry, Part five (as a Blockbuster employee once checked it out for me) is spare, no frills staging but rich and satisfying... continued

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Jim
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38 reviews
23 stars
attended Feb 14 2014

You will never see a better delivery of Shakespeare's lines! While the set and costumes were sparse, the actors performed at the top of their craft.

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Website

http://www.portersofhellsgate.com/

Quotes & Highlights

The Porters of Hellsgate’s tantalizing revival of Henry V, [with] muscular scene work and arresting stage compositions … translates into a refreshing lack of formal airs and a translucency of language charged with an unflagging energy. — Bill Raden, LA Weekly
…flashes of heavenly invention, and much my favorite offering from this company. — Jason Rohrer, Stage and Cinema
…proves that Shakespeare doesn’t need of the hoopla and frippery to be good. — Kat Michels, Culver City News
Henry V is a triumph for The Porters. — Ellen Dostal, Broadway World

Description

Henry V will star and be directed by Porters’ Artistic Director Charles Pasternak, who played the title role with Shakespeare Santa Cruz this past summer. The production will also feature Leon Russom as the iconic Chorus.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Co.

We are a classical theatre company based in Los Angeles, California. It is our intent to bring the work of Shakespeare and other classic authors to life here, in the City of Angels.
It is our belief that in this age of ever-changing technology, the communal experience of theatre – particularly the communion with the past inherent in every noteworthy classic – is vitally important. Ours is an art that new media can supplement but never replace.
It is the Porters’ continuing intent to bring powerful, pertinent productions of classical work to the Los Angeles theatre community. We pray you, remember the Porters…