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Heinrich IV

Alternative title
Henry IV
Synopsis
A video recording, using a single camera, of Henry IV for the Schauspielhaus, Zurich directed by Ruediger Burbach. Stefan Lahr is King Henry and Matthias Scheuring is Falstaff. The production was set in a Utopia with the events and relationships portrayed as a family soap opera.
Language
German (Switzerland)
Country
Switzerland
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1999

Credits

Director
Ruediger Burbach
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Heiner Müller; Lorenz Haas; Marco Neeser
Production Design
Johann Joerg
Costume
Jessica Karge; Noelle Blancpain
Cast
Stefan LahrKing Henry IV
Norman SchenkPrince Henry (Hal)
Matthias ScheuringSir John Falstaff
Susanne HaeuslerMistress Quickly
Andrea BettiniHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Andrea BettiniRalph Mouldy
Andrea BettiniArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Andreas KraemerFrancis Feeble
Isabell FischerPoins
Kai MoellerEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Kai MoellerPeter Bullcalf
Katharina SchmolzerSir Walter Blunt
Katharina von BockDoll Tearsheet
Katharina von BockLady Percy
Klaus KnuthThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Lorenz ClaussenOwen Glendower
Lorenz ClaussenEarl of Westmoreland
Lorenz ClaussenBardolph
Norman SchenkSimon Shadow
Stefan LahrThomas Wart

Additional Details

Theatre
Schauspielhaus, Zurich
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Future
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production opened 23 October 1999.
Textual information
Translated into German by Wolfgang Swaczynna. Adapted by R. Burbach, W. Swaczynna, and Wolfgang Stockmann.
Reviews
Jauslin, Christian. Shakespeare Jahrbuch 137 (2001): 191-98 (in review-article).

Archive

Name

Schauspielhaus Zurich

Web
http://www.schauspielhaus.ch External site opens in new window
Phone
01 258 79 94
Fax
01 259 70 94
Address
Zweltweg 5
8032 Zuricheltweg 5
Switzerland

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