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HENRY VIII (Enrique VIII) at the Broad Stage

Dany Margolies – Arts In LA

"Henry VIII / Enrique VIII"

Photo by Ellie Kurttz

It’s not the first play of Shakespeare’s canon to spring to mind, but Henry VIII was reportedly among the last he wrote (co-credited to John Fletcher). At least all of us know of this king, the one with the outsized appetites—including six wives. At the end of Shakespeare’s version, which concludes with his celebration of Henry’s marriage to Anne Boleyn and the birth of baby Elizabeth, one might wonder where his first wife is.  Read more…