November 19, 2009
The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College presents William Shakespeare’s thrilling war drama, The Life of King Henry the Fifth, to inaugurate the Theatre’s 2009/2010 performance series.
HENRY V opens on Friday, November 6, and will continue until Sunday, November 22. There is no performance on Saturday, November 14; there is a special performance on Thursday, November 19. Performances begin at 8pm on Friday and Saturday nights and 2pm on Sunday afternoons. Tickets are $15 General Admission and $10 for Students and Seniors. The Falcon’s Eye box office can accept reservations at any time by calling 916-608-6800. Henry V will be performed at Oak Hills Church, 1100 Blue Ravine Road, in Folsom.
There will be a special Opening Evening Celebration following the show on Friday, November 6, at 8pm. On the menu will be hors d’oeuvres from the time of Shakespeare.
There will be a special performance on Thursday, November 19 at which all tickets for all patrons are only $5. Following this performance, there will be a brief "talk back" with the actors.
The Falcon’s Eye Theatre Artistic Director, David Harris (ELLY-Nominated director of Reckless, The Rimers of Eldritch, and Six Degrees of Separation at the Falcon’s Eye Theatre, and of Proof at Capital Stage), directs the cast of 13 actors portraying over 35 roles, and features George Sanford as King Henry V. Also featured are Nick Heacock, Dominique Jones, Stephen Miller, and John Reilly Saunders.
When King Henry the Fifth of England is insulted by the King of France, he leads his army into a battle of vengeance and bravado against the proud French elite. Along the way, the young king must struggle with the sinking morale of his troops and his own inner doubts.
For more information on Falcon’s Eye Theatre, please visit: www.falconseyetheatre.com