Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Upcoming: Henry V, a one-man presentation by Robert Faires, Red Then Productions at the Off Center, July 2 - 25

UPDATE: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin's brief interview of Robert Faires for the Austin Statesman's Austin360 "Seeing Things" blog, July 2

UPDATE: John Aielli interviews Robert Faires, Barbara Chisholm, and Catherine Weidner about Henry V, June 30

Received June 15:

Red Then Productions
in a co-production with Rude Mechs presents Shakespeare’s


starring Robert Faires

July 2 - 25

Directed by Catherine Weidner

Lighting design by Jason Amato

Sound design by William Meadows

The Off-Center 2211-A Hidalgo www.rudemechs.com

$15, Discounts for seniors, students and groups of 8 or more. Charge by phone at 1-800-838-3006
or online at

England’s most storied and inspirational warrior king is revealed in a new, one-man adaptation of the Shakespeare history starring B. Iden Payne Award-winning actor/director and Austin Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires.

Henry V is the culmination of an 18 year-old dream first conceived by Faires in 1991. Using Shakespeare’s instruction to the audience to use their imaginations to conjure the play’s royal courts, horses, armies, and battlefields, Faires reconceived the drama for a solo performer playing 13 characters. Over the course of 75 minutes, with only a few household props, he leads the audience from Henry’s throne across the English Channel into the French court, through a fearful war and into one of the most charming wooing scenes in Shakespeare.

Read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .

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