Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I at Folger Theatre
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The last date listed for Henry IV, Part I was Sunday November 16, 2008 / 7:00pm.
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Two of the nation's greatest minds are coming to the Folger Theatre in D.C. Hilton Als is a staff… More
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Henry IV Part 1 is one of the most important of Shakespeare's history plays but, because it is part of a four play series, is not performed as often as it deserves. The Folger Theatre production is a good basic way to see the play. Performances...continued
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“Folger’s powerful cast reigns in Henry…this stab at Shakespeare Satisfies.” –The Washington Post
“Heroic, engaging…compulsively watchable” – The Washington Times
In an unstable political landscape, Henry IV’s rule is threatened by rebellion. His son Prince Hal must choose between carousing with Falstaff and his band of rogues or embracing his noble character and protecting the throne. The drama of the battlefield and the comedy of the tavern converge in Shakespeare’s great history play that weighs the nature of honor and obligation.
Featuring DC favorite Rick Foucheux in the title role and Delaney Williams of HBO’s The Wire as Falstaff.