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About this show

Notorious for his habit of wedding and beheading, Henry maneuvers through the political landscape of Renaissance England, hastening the rise and fall of cardinals and queens. Shakespeare's extravaganza of the life of England's most famous monarch mixes history, tragedy, and romance yielding great dramatic dimension and power. Please note: This production will be rehearsed akin to the way Shakespeare's company would have. Actors arrive with their lines learned, rehearse on their own, wear what they can find and open in a matter of days. (PSF usually rehearses for nearly four weeks!) No director. No designers. Just great actors, a dynamic play, and pure adrenaline, spontaneity, and creativity. Recommended for ages 10+.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival - DeSales University, Philadelphia