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Henry IV

Synopsis
Videorecording of the play performed at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Centre, NY in 2004. The adaptation combined scenes from Parts 1 and 2. The play was directed for stage by Jack O’Brien and videotaped for Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) by Patrick Hoffman. Richard Easton is King Henry and Kevin Kline, Falstaff.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
13 Jan 2004
Duration
199 mins

Credits

Director
Jack O’Brien
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Mark Bennett
Production Design
Ralph Funicello
Costume
Jess Goldstein
Contributor
Patrick Hoffman
Cast
Richard EastonKing Henry IV
Michael HaydenPrince Henry (Hal)
Kevin KlineSir John Falstaff
Ethan HawkeHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Jeff WeissRobert Shallow
Aaron Krohn 
Anastasia BarzeeLady Mortimer
Byron JenningsThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Dakin MatthewsOwen Glendower
Dakin MatthewsNeville, Earl of Warwick
Dana IveyLady Northumberland
David ManisPistol
Genevieve ElamDoll Tearsheet
Jed OrlemanDavy
Lorenzo PisoniLord John of Lancaster
Peter Jay FernandezSir Richard Vernon
Scott FerraraEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Stephen DeRosaBardolph
Steve RankinPoins
Stevie Ray DallimoreLord Hastings
Terry BeaverHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Tom BloomSilence
Ty JonesNim
Tyrees AllenEarl of Westmoreland

Additional Details

Theatre
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Centre, NY
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Shakespeare on the Newshour

Notes

Notes
An interview with Kline about his approach to the role of Falstaff can be read by visiting http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/entertainment/jan-june04/falstaff_01-07.html
General
Aaron Khron is credited as playing the role of ‘Francis’ - it is not known if this was Francis Feeble or Francis, the Drawer.
Reviews
Curtain Up: The Internet Theater Magazine of Reviews, Features, Annotated Listings
http://www.curtainup.com/henry4beaumont.html

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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