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Louis Butelli: Literary Spelunking

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli! Last week, we closed Folger Theatre’s Henry V. It was a great run: some stellar crowds, some excellent press, and some (hopefully) entertaining blog posts both from me and from the fabulous Katie DeBuys. If you came by to see us, you’ll also remember Richard Sheridan Willis as… Continue Reading »

Louis Butelli: Here’s a Health to the Company

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli! Well, here we are, in the midst of our final week of Henry V at the Folger Theatre. It’s a special week for a variety of reasons. First, due to some pretty great press and overwhelming demand for tickets, this week is an extension from our initial closing… Continue Reading »

Meeting the Henry V Cast: Zach Appelman

Continuing in our series of Henry V cast interviews, today we bring you Zach Appelman, who plays the young King Henry. Not only does this mark Zach’s Folger debut, but his DC theater debut as well.  And the city’s critics have responded, giving his multi-layered performance as Henry V unanimous praise. Just read The Washington Post review… Continue Reading »

Louis Butelli: “O, for a muse of…line?”

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli, currently playing Bardolph (and others) in Henry V at the Folger Theatre. I do hope you’ve already booked your tickets, because there don’t seem to be many left to book. We’ve had a big, record-breaking audience, and we’re having an excellent time, which is very, very cool indeed…. Continue Reading »

Backstage with Katie deBuys: Part II

Earlier this week, actor Katie deBuys (currently playing Princess Katherine in Henry V at the Folger) took us behind the scenes of a Sunday evening performance. The Sunday evening performance is the 8th of the week for the cast and second of the day. Playing two completely separate roles in Henry V (really, you can’t… Continue Reading »

Backstage with Katie deBuys for a Run of Henry V!

The following is Part One (of two) of a behind-the-scenes post by Henry V actor and blogger extraordinaire,  Katie deBuys. Katie is playing Pricess Katherine and the Boy in Folger Theatre’s current production of Henry V. Here, Katie takes you with her for a Sunday evening performance — her eighth show of the week: “How… Continue Reading »

Meeting the Cast of Henry V: Richard Sheridan Willis

Shakespeare’s final history play Henry V has been playing at the Folger Theatre and, directed by Robert Richmond, has been receiving raves from audiences and critics alike. If you haven’t heard, we have extended the show to run through March 10 — so get your tickets now. One unique aspect (of many) of this production is that… Continue Reading »