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First Look at Tom Hanks as Falstaff in Henry IV

The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles production continue at the Japanese Garden through July 1.

Chris Rivera and Hamish Linklater star opposite Tom Hanks in Henry IV, running through July 1 under the direction of Daniel Sullivan.
(© Craig Schwartz)

Tom Hanks stars as Falstaff in the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles's production of Henry IV, a new production condensing two of Shakespeare's plays, currently running at the Japanese Garden. Check out photos from the production, running through July 1, in the gallery below.


Daniel Sullivan directs the production. In addition to Hanks, the company includes Harry Groener (Northumberland), Hamish Linklater (Hal), Joe Morton (Henry IV), Rondi Reed (Mistress Quickly), Anthony Mark Barrow (Lord Bardolph, Vernon), Raffi Barsoumian (Hotspur, Pistol), Josh Clark (Worcester), Benji Coelho, James Michael Cowan, Jeff Marlow (Archbishop, Sir Walter Blunt), Chris Myers (Lancaster, Peto), Alexander Pimentel, Ray Porter (Douglas, Warwick), Chris Rivera (Poins), Emily Swallow (Lady Percy), Peter Van Norden, Geoffrey Wade (Westmoreland), and Time Winters (Bardolph, Mowbray).

The creative team includes scenic designer Ralph Funicello, costume designer Holly Poe Durbin, lighting designer Trevor Norton, audio designer Drew Daizell, production stage manager David Lober, fight director Steve Rankin, composer Michael Roth, and SCLA Platoon Leader Chad Rowlett.

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