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Henry VIII

Synopsis
A video recording of the play directed for stage by Mary Zimmerman, and videotaped for Theatre on Film and Videotape (TOFT) by Richard Stucker. Rubin Santiago-Hudson is King Henry.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2 Jul 1997
Duration
162 mins

Credits

Director
Mary Zimmerman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Michael Bodeen
Production Design
Riccardo Hernandez
Costume
Toni-Leslie James
Contributor
Richard Stucker
Cast
Ruben Santiago-HudsonKing Henry VIII
Jayne AtkinsonQueen Katherine
Teagle F. BougereThomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
Josef SommerCardinal Wolsey
Marin HinkleAnne Boleyn
Adam DannheisserDuke of Norfolk
Andrew McGinnSir Nicholas Vaux
Bette HenritzeOld Lady
Daniel SunjataLord Sandys
Herb FosterLord Chamberlain
Jason Butler HarnerSir Henry Guildford
John Ellison ConleeCardinal Campeius
Julio MongeEarl of Surrey
Larry BryggmanDuke of Buckingham
Lee AakerPrologue
Miguel PerezDuke of Suffolk
Peter Jay FernandezGardiner, later Bishop of Winchester
Sam CatlinBrandon
Stephen KunkenSir Thomas Lovell

Additional Details

Theatre
Delacorte Theatre, Central Park, New York City
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry VIII
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); New York Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Marathon (1987-1997)

Notes

General
The play was the final production in the New York Shakespeare Festival’s Marathon, a commitment to produce all Shakespeare’s plays begun by Joseph Papp in 1987.
Reviews
Jane Collins, Shakespeare Bulletin 15, no.3 (1997), pp11-12.

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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