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Henry VI: Part Three

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About the show

The Drilling Company presents a free outdoor mounting of Shakespeare's history play set in modern times. More…

The play, which is seldom done, lays bare the passions of the Medieval English war between York and Lancaster. This production uses this lens to explore the animosity between today's Republicans and Democrats on the one hand, and the tenacity of irreconcilable conflicts, including current civil and sectarian wars, on the other. Part of the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot season.


See it if OK, it is over, so you can't, but it is an enjoyable presentation for completists who need to see them all. It is well textured.

Don't see it if It has aggressive (stylized) violence contrasted with the calm and mild Henry toing and froing, preparing us for the more popular Richard 3.

August 7th, 2017
"The actors of this production prove that even Shakespeare in a parking lot can be a transcendent experience...Brad Frost is wonderfully bloodthirsty...Alessandro Colla turns out a compelling performance...There is one important difference between 1400s England and 2017 America: democracy. That m...
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August 7th, 2017
"Clancy skillfully dramatizes the battle for power in a divided nation...His battle scenes are simply staged and highly effective...The cast magnificently works together exposing the basic human needs that motivate these huge, historic characters...Every cast member deserves a shout out for their...
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August 14th, 2017
"The overall vibe was that this troupe was going to put on a play for the sheer joy of telling a really good story...That being said, the production itself ran the gamut in terms of quality and clarity...Clancy’s choices are not subtle. He clearly wants the audience to feel the relevance of Shake...
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