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Henry IV - 2003 - Broadway

King Henry IV is having problems with his son, the heir to the throne, Prince Hal. The prince just wants to hang out and get drunk with the criminals in the forest, while his father is in the midst of a war with another family trying to capture the throne. The son of the family he is against, Hotspur, is a model warrior and Henry IV wishes his own son would be more like him.

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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway Seating Chart
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Mandy Patinkin and his wife Kathryn Grody take a series of pop culture quizzes. Can they tell the difference between the Friends and Seinfeld theme songs? Can they keep up with the lingo of today's youth? Watch below to find out!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
There was a wonderful response to The Silver Gull Play Award competition this year, with over 40 plays submitted for the chance to share in a total prize pool of $5000 courtesy of sponsor The Buzz From Sydney.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Tokyo's New National Theatre will present Richard II on 2 - 9 October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
Now, as New York City struggles to get back on its feet after long COVID-19 shutdowns, and theaters are still months from being able to reopen, St. Ann's Warehouse, which turned 40 this year, has found a range of meaningful ways to program for New Yorkers and more far-flung audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Mandy Patinkin and his wife Kathryn Grody want YOU to vote this November and they've come together again through the magic of Twitter to tell you why. 'Don’t believe the polls. Trump has inverted reality,' writes Patinkin. 'Help get out the vote in swing states from wherever you are.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Cherished by audiences and critics alike both in America and abroad, Bernard Slade’s wickedly funny comedy explores a 25-year love affair between two seemingly ordinary people who meet once a year. SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR deftly examines the monumental political, social, and most of all, the personal changes that impact the lovers during that quarter century.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents the free, online stream of A Christmas Carol in Harlem, as recorded live last year, based on the timeless work by Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol in Harlem is adapted by Shawn René Graham, directed by Carl Cofield and choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher with music directed and composed by Kahlil X Daniel.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces a commission with UNIVERSES to take on Hamlet. Amrita Ramanan, OSF's Literary Director, will serve as dramaturg.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
After Summer 2020's pandemic cancellations and virtual programs, Berkshire Opera Festival looks ahead with cautious optimism to its grand return to the stage in Summer 2021. In addition to its signature Mainstage performance, free concert, and impressive casts of rising stars and luminaries, the season is notable for an exciting expansion of its offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2020
2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Extended by popular demand, the first production of North Coast Rep's Filmed Plays Online, Necessary Sacrifices written by Richard Hellesen and directed by Peter Ellenstein continues for nationwide streaming on showtix4U via the North Coast Rep website.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
For the first time since closing its doors due to the pandemic in March 2020, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will return to its artistic home inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Newly elected members Felicia Curry and Rick Foucheux are both esteemed figures in the DMV Theatre Community, selected to serve alongside WAPAVA’s already impressive list of artistic, educational, and civic leaders.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
STREAMED SHAKESPEARE has visited a magical island off the Milanese coast, explored ancient Greece and met a bear in Bohemia's forests. One might be forgiven for thinking that there is nowhere for them to go (boldly!)… except for maybe, up?
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Patinkin will play Hal Wackner, a layman with no legal training who spontaneously decides to open a court in the back of a copy shop.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Newly crowned Henry IV struggles to keep his throne against a huge rebellion. His son, Prince Hal, begins the play as a wild boy, but transforms over the course of the story into a magnificent, heroic leader. Hal's rowdy companions are headed by the legendary liar, cheat, braggard and lecher: Falstaff. Hal is contrasted by his key opponent, the valiant Hotspur, whom even his father King Henry admires.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
The UK Tour of Ben Brown's new political drama, A SPLINTER OF ICE, will open on 8 June in Malvern and will tour until 31 July. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021
This week's list includes Lin-Manuel Miranda's new book In the Heights: Finding Home, the Original London Cast recording of Amelie, a DVD/Blu-ray of the original London cast of An American in Paris, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
San Francisco Opera's Department of Diversity, Equity and Community (DEC) announced new Opera Aficionado virtual conversations from April through June.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces the appointment of Amrita Ramanan as Senior Cultural Strategist and Dramaturg.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
The Graduate Acting Program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts today announced that Carl Cofield will be leading the department as Chair and faculty member starting in September 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre on 19 May 2021. Provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government's roadmap for cultural reopening, the Globe will be welcoming audiences in for socially distanced performances, having closed on 18 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
On Monday, April 5 (7:30 PM EST) celebrated stage and screen actor Jay O. Sanders will join host Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on one of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters in RemarkaBULL Podversation: EXPLORING FALSTAFF. Appearing in the Henry IVs and The Merry Wives of Windsor–and also eulogized in Henry V, Falstaff is a unique study.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
ETT (English Touring Theatre) and Soho Theatre, in association with HOME, today announce Open Mic, a new interactive show by Rob Drummond. Streamed live via TicketCo from the Cabaret Space at Soho Theatre, 1 – 3 April 2021.
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
'From his Oscar nominated design for Hannah and Her Sisters to his iconic evocation of New York during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s in Angels in America, Stuart Wurtzel's contribution to the art of Production Design stands alone,' said Mark Worthington, Art Directors Council Chair.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Cynthia Erivo marked her birthday by unveiling the exclusive key art to National Geographic’s critically acclaimed anthology series, GENIUS: ARETHA.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2021
Mandy Patinkin and Lena Dunham have join the cast of the upcoming film Iron Box from filmmaker Julia von Heinz.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
An all-star cast has assembled for an online reading of William Wycherley's 1671 comedy Love in a Wood, presented by Jermyn Street Theatre, conceived and directed by Hermione Gulliford, and performed in aid of Equity Charitable Trust.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
Mandy Patinkin made an appearance on the NPR podcast 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!' where he talked about his career, his newly found success on TikTok, and more.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 22, 2021
One of the few positives that has come out of the pandemic is that there has never been more opportunity to experience something new. Theatre, ballet and opera companies have quickly realised that their reach is now potentially world-wide and a new audience awaits online. For many, their introduction to Shakespeare came at school and this experience probably set up your opinion of his work until this day. You may have fallen in love with him, but often people’s memories are of dry, tedious and impenetrable text. Broadway World would like to try and change that with this beginner's guide.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
A new book from Ethan Hawke is on the way in 2021. Penguin Random House will release his novel, A Bright Ray of Darkness, on February 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the virtual dramatic reading of the regional premiere drama/comedy 20th Century Blues by Susan Miller, streaming online for two weeks only February 1-14, 2021. Originally scheduled to close the 2019-2020 Season, this production was temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2021
Cynthia talks about moving to Los Angeles, meeting Oprah and Jason Bateman for the first time, getting a Critics Choice Award nomination for “The Outsider,” and playing Aretha Franklin in “Genius: Aretha.”
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their new board members as well as their January 2021 calendar of events. Play On Shakespeare's mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare's plays in performance for theatre professionals, students, teachers, and audiences by engaging with contemporary translations and adaptations.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Love is in the air this month as BroadwayHD adds a line-up of new show-stopping theater performances, concert films and documentaries. Starting on February 1st, BroadwayHD viewers can stream this delightful 1958 musical film Gigi, winner of 9 Academy Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
The Stratford Festival was shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Christopher Plummer's death. The theatrical pioneer was a member of the Stratford acting company for 11 seasons between 1956 and 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Following a highly productive and successful season of online productions, Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce its first live stage production since March 2020, which will be filmed on stage at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and released online, before touring UK theatres early summer. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
Cynthia Erivo's children's book, Remember to Dream, Ebere, illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow, is set to be published on September 28th 2021! 'When Ebere's mother puts her to bed at night, she always says, 'Remember to dream, Ebere.' And dream, Ebere does!'
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021
Ethan Hawke has stayed busy in quarantine by rehearsing for a Zoom production of 'Waiting for Godot' with some talented friends.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
Groundbreaking new feature-length hip-hop/R&B musical Hal King premiered across platforms on February 9, 2021. Set in a late-1950s jazz-era Midwestern town, Hal King brilliantly modernizes and musicalizes William Shakespeare's Henry IV and Henry V, and the iconic character of Young Hal.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue later this month with a FREE benefit reading of Hannah Cowley’s The Belle’s Stratagem, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The event will star Tony Award nominee Lilli Cooper and Tony Award winner Santino Fontana.  
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2020
Centenary Stage Company has announced the first professional series performance of their 35th Anniversary Season, Stephen Temperley’s new adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol.'
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Broadway star Cynthia Erivo has joined the cast of an upcoming film about 19th century African princess Sarah Forbes Bonetta.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020
Steep Theatre will welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Laura Alcalá Baker, Debo Balogun, Chris Chmelik, Destini Huston, Omer Abbas Salem, and Joe Schermoly are Steep’s newest Ensemble Members. All six of these artists have played pivotal roles in Steep’s artistic development over the past several years, and the company is honored to have them involved in shaping the organization’s future.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
As Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF prepares to enter 2021, the theater is making big changes to the remainder of their 2020-2021 Season. To maintain safety for patrons and artists, all upcoming productions will now be performed either outside or offered virtually.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 14, 2020
Misha Osherovich stars in 'Freaky,' a horror-comedy also starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton. The film was released on digital December 4th, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
1st Stage has announced its brand-new series called the Masters' Class, beginning May 15 and spanning an inspiring array of new topics in theatre and performance.
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 13, 2021
Today’s subject Lileana Blain-Cruz is currently living her theatre life as the director of Signature Theatre’s latest Signature Features streaming offering entitled Daniel J.Watts’ The Jam: Only Child. The show recounts Watts’ life as the only child of a single mother. From the fierce growing pains of boyhood innocence to the awkwardness of teenage years to a proud Black man, Daniel digs through his memory’s attic in a powerful and playful story of metamorphosis. The production is available for streaming through May seventh on Marquee TV.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
American Shakespeare Center will reopen in May 2021 with a repertory season of three Shakespeare classics. With programming selected, cast and directed by a cohort of actor managers, ASC's new season will embrace early modern tradition and its own audience-beloved practice of presenting actor-directed 'Actors' Renaissance' selections each year.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.