Brent Harris as King Henry the Forth and John Little as Earl of Westmoreland. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
John Ahlin as Sir John Falstaff. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
Izzie Steele as Lady Percy and Jon Barker as Hotspur, her husband. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
Patrick Toon as Bardolph, John Ahlin as Sir John Falstaff and Jordan Laroya as Peto count the coins they stole from unsuspecting pilgrims. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
John Ahlin as Sir John Falstaff re-tells his version of a daring robbery. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
Derek Wilson as Prince Hal surrounded by the ne’er-do-wells of a favorite tavern. Credits: Gerry Goodstein
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presenting Henry IV, Part One
Friday, June 1, 2012 • 3:16pm
MADISON, NJ—The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will launch its 2012 milestone 50th Anniversary season with William Shakespeare’s saga of a young prince’s reformation and ascent to manhood – Henry IV, Part One.
Considered one of Shakespeare’s most popular history plays, this rousing tale has not been produced on The Shakespeare Theatre stage in 20 years. Henry IV, Part One begins performances on May 30 and runs through June 24 at the Theatre’s Main Stage – the F. M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre.
All tickets, including discounted ticket packages are now on sale. For tickets or for more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre is located at 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road), in Madison. Henry IV, Part One features Shakespeare’s brilliant invention of Falstaff, the colorful character who appears in three of the Bard’s plays. In Henry IV, Part One, we see him at the height of his rowdy and bawdy powers.
Along with the delinquent Prince Hal, the fiery Hotspur, and a host of nobles and ner’er-do-wells, fact and fiction blend seamlessly under Shakespeare’s sure hand in this stirring and exuberant evening of theatre.