Presented as part of the international Lincoln Center Festival, the Irish Druid Shakespeare Company brings a 17-year span in English history to life through a distinctly Irish lens. More…
Mark O’Rowe’s distillation of 'Richard II,' 'Henry IV' parts I and II, and 'Henry V' into a single, continuous narrative explores the nature of leadership and honor while telling a key story in the making of the English nation—including the ruthless suppression and appropriation of the land, language, and people of Ireland.
See it if you love Shakespeare and want to see all the history plays in one (or two) fell swoop(s). The gender blind casting works exceptionally well
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare or are an absolute purist regarding his works.
See it if You love Shakespeare or you are not familiar with Shakespeare. These were the 'easiest' plays to follow text due to editing and performance.
Don't see it if You hate Shakespeare. You don't like long plays.