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Production Information

Henry IV, Part 1

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Gregg W. Brevoort

Virginia Shakespeare Festival
Williamsburg, VA

Design / Production Team

Set Design
Costume Design

Lighting Design

Sound Design

Production Manager

Stage Manager

Asst. Stage Manager

Fight Choreographers

Anka Lupes

Jennifer Tiranti Anderson

Steve Holliday

Daryl Pauley

David H.Dudley

Susan Martin

Cassie Wolgamott

Fabio Pires and Arthur Rowan


King Henry IV

Henry, Prince of Wales

John of Lancaster


Sir Walter Blunt



Henry Percy (Hotspur)


Archbishop of York


Owen Glendower

Sir Richard Vernon

Sir John Falstaff

Sir Michael





Lady Percy

Lady Mortimer

Mistress Quickly




1st Carrier

2nd Carrier

1st Messenger

2nd Messenger

1st Traveler

2nd Traveler

Servant to Hotspur

Sir Russell

Joseph Dellinger

Matt Bolte

Robert Mercer

William Sanders

Arthur Rowan

Anthony Jackson

Christopher A. West

John Page

Fabio Pires

Fabio Pires

Russell Fenton

William Sanders

Kevin Pierson

Larry Miller

Asher Hart

Dylan Myers

Andy Nagraj

Julia Osman

Mat Jarvis

Kate Shaw

Vicki Robbins

Celia Madeoy

Russell Fenton

Vanessa Mandeville Morosco

Vanessa Mandeville Morosco

Arthur Rowan

Kevin Pierson

Asher Hart

Dylan Myers

Fabio Pires

Vicki Robbins

Asher Hart

Russell Fenton

*  members of Actors Equity Association


Quality Over Quantity of ‘Henry’

– “An extraordinarily well done production”

– “Visually wonderful”

– “Well-directed by Gregg W. Brevoort”


Norfolk Virginian pilot
An Excellent Falstaff Highlights ‘Henry IV’

A beautiful and subtle depiction of the relationship between father and son”

– “A well-balanced Henry IV, Part 1 that captures both the comedy and the seriousness of the text”

– “The battle of Shrewsbury is splendidly staged with clashes of metal [and is] highly entertaining


Port folio weekly
Port Folio Theatre Review, ‘Henry IV’

– “Deserving of commendation”

– “Merits admiration”

– “Accomplished actors and outstanding direction give the Bard his full due”



King Henry IV, in his old age, faces a double threat to the safety of his kingdom. Owen Glendower, a Welsh rebel, is leading an uprising in the west, and the Earl of Douglas is leading one in the north. Glendower defeats and captures Mortimer, Earl of March, but young Henry Percy, known as Hotspur, conquers Douglas. Hotspur wants to trade his prisoners to obtain the release of Mortimer (named by the deposed Richard II as rightful heir to the crown), but a suspicious King Henry IV refuses. Hotspur is infuriated and prodded-on by his father, the Earl of Northumberland, joins the Welsh and Scotch rebels. The Percys feel that King Henry IV has become ungrateful toward them, as it was they who helped Henry Bolingbroke ascend to the throne.

The King is also worried over the escapades of his son, Prince Hal, heir to the throne, who spends a great deal of his time in the lower parts of London with that fat knight who appears in so many of Shakespeare’s plays, the lying, bragging, guzzling Falstaff. Together, and with a ring of rowdy thieves, they set out to rob some travelers on their way to pay their taxes. Hal saves his comrades from getting into serious trouble by robbing Falstaff in turn and restoring the money to the rightful owners. Back in court, Prince Hal promises to reform and to meet the challenge of the rising rebel forces, led by Hotspur. However, Hal puts Falstaff in command of a part of his troops as they set out on the campaign.

In Wales, the rebels quarrel among themselves, as they prepare for battle at Shrewsbury. King Henry quickly mobilizes against them, with Prince Hal as his champion. The disunity of the rebels results in large segments of their forces failing to appear, but Hotspur rashly decides to challenge the King’s army anyway. The royal forces are victorious. Prince Hal himself kills Hotspur and the Battle of Shrewsbury offers a brief promise of peace.


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