FoF : Plays on Trapeze
 

Henry V
(on Trapeze)

by
William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by
 
Steven Cole Hughes

a co-production with
Burning Coal Theatre
Assistant Direction
John Behlmann
Stage Manager
Andy Hayworth
Lighting Design
Chris Popwich

Performed at
Burning Coal 
Raleigh, NC
December 2011

Featuring
Dan Loeser
Eileen Little
John Allore
Jade Arnold
Samantha Corey
Whitney Madren
Lucius Robinson
Jenn Suchanec

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Reviews for Henry V (on Trapeze)...

This production still merits a must-see designation, recommended to anyone seeking true theatrical innovation.
— News & Observer
The physicality, the music, the sexual innuendo and the general irreverence make this Henry V an easy-to-enjoy version. It is snappy and often humorous, with Shakespeare’s own jokes and those added to accommodate the form...
— CVNC
 
What artistic mileage could eight performers get out of five braces swinging above stage?
The answer: enough mileage to qualify Henry V (On Trapeze) among the season’s highest recommendations.
— Indy Week
 
 
Breathtakingly original.... The ingenious production concept and exuberant staging by director Steven Cole Hughes and aerial choreographer Eileen Little deserve the highest praise... You probably will never see a more imaginative and invigorating retelling of this familiar chapter from English history.
— Triangle Arts and Entertainment
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