Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Life of Henry the Fifth

They grow up so quickly, don’t they? Through the two parts of Henry IV, we watch Hal molt and shed his snake skin to teeter on the brink of adult- and king-hood. In Henry V he transforms from ugly bad-boy … Continue reading

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Henry Can Wait Two

I took a hiatus from making my way through Henry V to make my way to the Delacorte Theater in Central Park to see King Lear featuring John Lithgow as Lear and Annette Bening as Goneril. I know, I’m not … Continue reading

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The Second Part of Henry the Fourth

I feel guilty because I don’t feel compelled to say much about The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, and I feel like I should. Like not saying much would be letting myself, my readership (all three of you), my … Continue reading

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