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Falstaff Is King in D.C. — Stacy Keach in Henry IV, Part 1 and 2

Young Hal has daddy issues. His father, King Henry, is stern, distant and preoccupied with the rebellion fracturing England. The father figure he’s chosen, the fat and lecherous Falstaff, is a thief and a coward, but that’s just fine with … Continue reading

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Krapp’s Last Tape – John Hurt Creates Beckett’s World in D.C.

John Hurt – his face a topographic map of disappointment and failure – sits at a desk as a light above him slowly blooms. He is Krapp. His life, crap. As Samuel Beckett introduces him to us in Krapp’s Last … Continue reading

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