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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: Catherine Flye

In Folger Theatre’s current production of Henry V, Catherine Flye plays Mistress Quickly, among other characters. Catherine is truly a staple in the DC theater community and has received a whopping 13 Helen Hayes Award nominations during the course of her remarkable career. In addition to her work as an actor, she has also directed… Continue Reading »


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 »


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 »


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 »