The Rogue and Peasant Players presents William Shakespeare's Henry V, the historical English drama of its title character. More…
King Henry V ascends to the throne of England following the death of his father at the beginning of the play. The King soon makes a claim to parts of France based on some distant ancestral ties. When Dauphin, prince of France responds insultingly to Henry's claim, King Henry V orders England to invade France and the two nations soon find themselves at war.
See it if You like stripped-down interpretations of the Bard, with excellent storytelling and a great cast.
Don't see it if You're not into stripped-down interpretations of the Bard, with excellent storytelling and a great cast.
See it if You like the notion of a rag-tag, slightly uneven group of amateurs as "flat unraised spirits" in this mostly well-directed play.
Don't see it if You need your Shakespeare well-spoken... at least in English; the French scene is great! You want to laugh in Eastcheap, or to root for Hal.
See it if you want to understand why classics become classic. Politics are one thing, but underlying humanity informs everything anyone does.
Don't see it if you're going to fall asleep. You'll miss it, and then you'll regret it. See it when you're wide awake.
See it if the casting of Michelle Terry in the tile role was a brilliant and timely. She was superb!
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare or can't handle seeing a female hero(ine) as King.
See it if You are truly passionate about Shakespeare. I feel the director had an insight and connection with the script that is rarely found in theate
Don't see it if You're looking for a musical. Don't see it if you're looking for just mindless entertainment, this production goes beyond all of that.
See it if One of Shakespeare's greatest heros comes to life in Henry V. He is a great warrior, a just king, and also very human. Delightful to watch!
Don't see it if If big action and profound phylosophical self-reflection do not appeal to you, this is not the show for you.
See it if U like Shakespeare in an intimate setting that is brought to life in beautiful & vigiourious manner by its players..with a dash of quirky
Don't see it if Walking is hard, 4th floor walk up. Intermission, there isn't one. Can appear indulgent with the amount of quirkiness. Music is quaint.