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Henry VIII

Synopsis
Video recording of Robert Richmond’s 2010 staging of Henry VIII for the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. Ian Merrill Peakes is King Henry. Richmond introduces two new characters - Henry’s fool, Will Sommers (Butelli), who acts as the narrator and Princess Mary (Steigerwald), the daughter of Henry and Katherine, who serves as a silent judge on the sins of her father.
Videotaped for WAPAVA by Tony Hoos.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
13 Nov 2010
Duration
145 (incl. interval).

Credits

Director
Robert Richmond
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Anthony Cochrane
Production Design
Tony Cisek
Costume
William Ivey Long
Contributor
Tony Hoos
Cast
Ian Merrill PeakesKing Henry VIII
Naomi JacksonQueen Katherine
Anthony CochraneCardinal Wolsey
Karen PeakesAnne Boleyn
Craig WallaceDuke of Norfolk
Louis ButelliPrologue
Louis ButelliEpilogue
Megan SteigerwaldPrincess Mary
Michael GlennLord Sandys
Michael GlennEarl of Surrey
Nathan BennettLord Chamberlain
Stephen Patrick MartinDuke of Buckingham
Todd ScofieldDuke of Suffolk

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Henry VIII
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 12 October-21 November 2010.
Textual information
Michele Osherow is dramaturg.

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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