Henry V by William Shakespeare Directed by Marilyn Firth and Karen Ridd Staring the Such Stuff Players April 23-25, 2013 Summary Henry V’s father Bolingbroke (Henry IV) was never able to rule comfortably because he had usurped Richard II. On his succession King Henry V is determined to prove his right to rule, including over … Read moreSuch Stuff Players – Henry V – April, 2013
Henry V opens next week.
Here’s a scene by scene breakdown of the abridged version of Henry V that we are presenting next week. Prologue – Throughout the play the Chorus acts as a narrator, and fills in details that the play skips over. In this opening, the Chorus apologizes for the limitations of theatre, and introduces the French and … Read moreA Play by Play of our Play
By request, the Such Stuff Players made a small appearance last night at the Forks for a town hall meeting hosted by the Friends of Manitoba Theater for Young People. Our young people acted out a few scenes as we were waiting for the meeting to begin. Such Stuff Players are grateful to the help … Read moreSuch Stuff Players Support MTYP
Here’s a short summary of the play. Such Stuff Players is offering a 1 hour version. Tickets are available here. The play is set in England in the early fifteenth century. The political situation in England is tense: King Henry IV has died, and his son, the young King Henry V, has just assumed the … Read moreA Summary of Henry V
We thought we might try interviewing our newest cast member. SSP: So Leekie, what made you want to join our little troupe? Leekie: I thought it was a great part and it seemed so much more fulfilling than casserole or soup work. SSP: Can you tell us a little about the part without any spoilers? … Read moreIf You Can Mock a Leek, You Can Eat a Leek
Such Stuff Players have been practicing Tuesday mornings and all day Thursdays for a few weeks now. Next week we start full time weekday rehearsals!
Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are. Colleen Atwood And with that in mind, we had our first costuming meeting where we brainstormed ideas and came up with our initial plan. Then at our weekly group meeting we unpacked the … Read moreCostuming Begins