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1 Henry IV at Folger Theatre

Dates

9/3/2019

Theatre

Folger Theatre


201 E Capitol Street SE
Washington DC,



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The reign of King Henry the Fourth (who usurped Richard the Second) is threatened by disgruntled noblemen who feel he is treating them unfairly. The Kings son, Prince Hal (who will eventually become Henry the Fifth), cavorts in taverns with low-class thieves and drunkards, including one of theaters most enduring and memorable characters, Falstaff. Will he rise to his role as the future king?

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BWW Review: 1 HENRY IV at Folger Shakespeare Library
September 11, 2019

Folger's 2019 Season opener deftly tells the tale of king's reign and the rebellion he faces, a prince burdened by expectations, and the struggles of family, honor, and duty. Rosa Joshi's production enchantingly revives this age-old tale with the help of stunning sets, expert staging, and a phenomenal cast.

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