Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 877. Wednesday, 1 December 1993.
Date: Tuesday, 30 Nov 1993 16:16:06 -0500 (EST)
Subject: coming events
For those in the Boston area:
*HENRY IV PART I* opens tomorrow at the American Repertory Theater in
Cambridge, MA (Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street), directed by Ron Daniels.
The production is set in a fictitious country with references to the American
Civil War and Northern Ireland. Daniels is quoted in the Harvard Gazette as
describing the plays as "[being about] the cement-heads in power, monolithic in
their situations as various groups vie for power. Order dies and the
boundaries of civilization fray, but eventually the country is reborn, stronger
Daniels' *HAMLET* received a lot of mixed reviews when it played at the A.R.T.
a few years ago, but most of the people I know who saw it (I missed the
production) were eager to praise or tear it apart...at least it was
Anyway, PART I will run through Jan. 1st. PART II opens Dec. 3rd and will
perform in repertory through Jan. 2nd. You can catch both PARTs each sunday in
December at 2pm (I) and 7pm (II).
Anthony Korotko Hatch