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King Henry IV: The Shadow of Succession
     

King Henry IV: The Shadow of Succession

by William Shakespeare
 

Who can be closer -- or more at odds -- than children and their parents? Shakespeare's drama tells the story of a young man who can only come into his own with his father's death and the father who longs for immortality. Using only Shakespeare's words, this adaptation tells the deeply personal story of Prince Hal's coming of age and his relationships with two

Overview

Who can be closer -- or more at odds -- than children and their parents? Shakespeare's drama tells the story of a young man who can only come into his own with his father's death and the father who longs for immortality. Using only Shakespeare's words, this adaptation tells the deeply personal story of Prince Hal's coming of age and his relationships with two father figures: the mistrustful King Henry IV and the hilarious, irrepressible Falstaff. A Court Theatre Production.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580813785
Publisher:
L.A. Theatre Works
Publication date:
01/15/2008
Edition description:
Unabridged, 2 hrs, 3 min
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 7.47(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

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