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Actor Notes – Tim Sailer on Boyet in LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

20 October 2017

Ah, “honey-tongued Boyet”! Whenever I mention I’m playing him in Love’s Labour’s Lost, I’m met with impish grins and arch eyebrows. An aura of mystery...

Co-Director Jenny Bennett talks FALL OF KING HENRY

18 October 2017

Team York or Team Lancaster? Team Henry Tudor! (I also firmly align with Henry (Lancaster). And Rutland (York). And Warwick (the Kingmaker). And Margaret (Lancaster). And Richard (York)....

Dr. Ralph’s 10 Things to Know about THE FALL OF KING HENRY

11 October 2017

These notes originally appeared in the 2010 Actors’ Renaissance Season program.  1. When was the play first performed? It must have been before 1592, when a pamphlet by Robert...

Audience Spotlight: Completing a tour through Shakespeare’s Histories

4 October 2017

ASC Audience Member Robert Hoyle completed his journey through all of Shakespeare’s Histories with The Fall of King Henry (Henry VI, Part 3) in late September.  He has been...