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Henry the Fourth, Part One

  • The Swan 1213 Parkway Drive Santa Fe, NM, 87507 United States (map)
International Shakespeare Center Santa Fe

International Shakespeare Center

Henry the Fourth, Part One

Director: Ariana Karp
Cast: Miles Blitch, Zoe Burke, Mairi Chanel, Ambrose Ferber, Glenna Hill, Breshaun-Birene Joyner, Ariana Karp, Kelly Kiernan, Marty Madden, Dylan Marshall, Ali Olhausen, Geoffrey Pomeroy, Alex Reid, Noah Segard, Paul Walsky

Henry the Fourth, Part One, is one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. As a sequel to the play Richard 2, the noblemen who helped Bolingbroke become King Henry 4 are now disgruntled and feeling unappreciated, so they plot to put Mortimer on the throne (Richard had appointed Mortimer as his heir). Prince Hal (the future Henry 5) roisters in the taverns, while his father compares him to another Henry, Henry Percy, known as Hotspur. Parallel views of the noblemen going to war and the lower class going to war offer amazing commentary on war and equality, honor and dishonor, cowardice and valor, as well as father figures.

Performance dates:
Thursday • August 22 • 7:30 p.m • Opening reception after the show
Saturday • August 24 • 7:30 p.m.
Friday • August 30 • 7:30 p.m.
Sunday • September 1 • 2 p.m.
Thursday • September 5 • 7:30 p.m.
Saturday • September 7 • 7:30 p.m.

$25 General admission
$20 Seniors
$15 Students
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