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Meeting the Cast of Henry V: James Keegan

Continuing in our online series of meeting our mighty cast of 13 for Henry V (on stage through March 10 here at the Folger), we are pleased to spotlight James Keegan, who plays Pistol in Shakespeare’s final history play. Mr. Keegan starred in more than 75 roles in more than 45 productions at the American… Continue Reading »


Louis Butelli: ‘Dem Bones

Hello from Louis Butelli, currently playing Bardolph (and others) in Robert Richmond’s production of Henry V, now playing at Folger Theatre! We’re up and running, the press has been great and really great, and we’d love for you to come and see us. You should definitely click here, and get your tickets now. Also, check… Continue Reading »


Katie deBuys: On Speaking French

Working at the Folger has been (and this is totally not hyperbole) one of the great pleasures of my life. Henry V is my third outing on this Elizabethan stage, and each of the shows I’ve done has challenged me and taught me some pretty cool new skills. There was The Gaming Table, my first-ever… Continue Reading »


Louis Butelli: Henry V Officially Opens!

Hello again from Louis Butelli, currently playing Bardolph (and others) in Folger Theatre’s Henry V, which began preview performances last week. We open officially today – on Monday, January 28th – and there is no time like the present to purchase your tickets! Previews are a very special time in the life of any show, and it… Continue Reading »



Louis Butelli Interview of Zach Appelman: Part Deux

Last week, we posted the first segment of Louis Butelli’s interview with Zach Appelman. Louis met with Zach over coffee in Brooklyn last month and had a lovely chat on subjects ranging from karate to studying at Yale…Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Harry Potter. Here, Zach speaks about his work on Broadway in War Horse —… Continue Reading »




Louis Butelli and Zach Appelman: Happy Saint Crispin’s Day!

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli. I’ll be playing Nym in Henry V and Feste in Twelfth Night later this season at Folger Theatre. First, let me please urge you to get your tickets to The Conference of the Birds right now by clicking here! Also, let me please urge you to read Jay… Continue Reading »


Louis Butelli and Robert Richmond: Talking Twelfth Night

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli. I’ll be playing Nym in Henry V and Feste in Twelfth Night later this season at the Folger. It’s a wealth of riches here at the Folger Production Diary, where I’ve been asked to do a couple of entries to go alongside Jay Dunn’s incredible account of putting… Continue Reading »